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Terrorist killed, police constable injured during weapon recovery operation in Jammu

Last Updated on August 17, 2022 at 10:58 pm

A police constable and a Pakistani terrorist identified as Mohammad Ali Hussain alias Qasim/Jehangir R/O Pakistan, Commander of terror group LeT operating from Kot Bhalwal Jail have been injured during a weapon recovery operation by the police in Arnia sector near the International Border at Toph village. 

In Case FIR no. 12/2022 dated 24.02.2022 PS Arnia, (case of drone dropping from Pakistan and subsequent recoveries of Arms and Ammunitions). 

One accused of Jammu made revelations that a Pakistani prisoner/handler by the name of Mohammad Ali Hussain has been instrumental in drone droppings and is the main operative of LeT and Al Badr

He was brought before the Court on production from Jail and subsequently police remand was taken. During sustained questioning the accused admitted his role in the Arnia weapon drop case and also disclosed 2 locations where the arms and ammunition dropped by drone had been buried/concealed. 

In order to recover the weapons, a police team along with concerned magistrate went to the spot one after the another. Though no recovery was made at the first place but at the second place namely Toph village (near International Border) in Phallian Mandal area a packet of Arms, ammunition and explosives was recovered.

When the packet was being opened, accused attacked one of the police official and snatched his service rifle. He fired at the police party and tried to flee from the spot. In retaliation the accused got injured and was shifted to GMC Jammu along with injured Police police official. The injured terrorist later succumbed to his injuries. 

The dropped packet is being scrutinized with the help of Bomb disposal squad.