A 19-year-old Pakistani militant belonging to Lashkar-e-Toiba was captured alive throughout an anti-infiltration operation alongside the Line of Management on Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir by which one extremely was killed and three Indian troopers sustained accidents, the Military stated on Tuesday.
The operation was launched on September 18 after the Military observed suspicious motion alongside the LoC, GoC 19 Infantry Division, Main Basic Virender Vats instructed reporters at a briefing in Baramulla district.
He stated an encounter occurred when the infiltrators — believed to be six — have been challenged.
Whereas 4 of them have been on the opposite aspect of the fence, two had come on our aspect of the territory.
“The 4 terrorists, who have been on the opposite aspect, took benefit of the dense foliage and retreated again into PoK. The remaining two sneaked in.
“One of many infiltrators was killed within the encounter on the morning of 26th whereas one other one pleaded that his life be spared. As is the ethos of the Indian Military, after taking due precautions, he was taken into custody alive,” the official stated.
The apprehended infiltrator has given his identification as 19-year-old Ali Babar Parra, resident of Okara district in Pakistan’s Punjab province.
“He has admitted to be a member or Lashkar-e-Toiba and was educated in Muzaffarabad,” he added.
He has revealed that he was educated for 3 weeks at Khyber camp, Ghadiwala in Muzaffarabad in 2019, the officer stated.
He was recalled this 12 months for some essential job and was instructed by his handlers that he has to do drop provides at Pattan. However after we went via the recoveries and modus operandi, it reveals that that they had come right here for some type of a strike which went past the drop of provides, the official stated.
The Military official stated the infiltration try was made alongside the Salamabad Nala, which was the identical route used for the 2016 suicide assault on the Uri garrison.
“The infiltrating column was supported by the Pakistani aspect with three porters bringing provides until the LoC,” he stated.
The official stated motion of such massive variety of folks can’t happen with out energetic complicity of the Pakistan Military deployed on the opposite aspect.
Main Basic Vats stated there was an elevated motion on the launch pad throughout the LoC.
“This reveals the desperation of Pakistan that once they see peace in Kashmir, they ship in terrorists to disturb peace by sensational strike. Seven terrorists have been neutralised in as many days whereas one has been nabbed alive,” he added.