The Valley was struggling to recover from the aftermath of Burhan Wani’s encounter when four terrorists were killed and one apprehended in an encounter in Naugam sector near the LoC in Kupwara district of Kashmir, on Tuesday. On Monday, Naik Anup Thapa, of the 1/3 Gorkha Rifles succumbed to injuries, while stopping an infiltration by terrorists in the Kupwara district on Sunday.
It has been confirmed that terrorist who was captured alive in Kupwara, is from Pakistan: Hansraj Ahir, (MoS, Home) pic.twitter.com/HtRR4RYKe5
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“Four terrorists have been killed while one has been apprehended alive during an operation in Naugam sector,” said the army official. It is alleged that the terrorists hail from Pakistan. He also added, that it would be too soon to declare whether the infiltration bid is in control or not, as the operation is still underway.
“We have got one of them alive and expect some vital information from him,” he added