The arrested terrorist has been identified as Javeed Mattoo, a resident of Sopore in J&K. He was allegedly involved in five grenade attacks in the Valley.
Officials said that one intruding militant was killed in the Khour area of Akhnoor sector on the IB in Jammu when alert BSF troops foiled an infiltration bid.
Security forces had started a joint operation in the Surankote area after intelligence that a group of terrorists was hiding there.
Police said based on a specific information, a joint operation was launched by Rajouri police, army, and CRPF in the general area of Behrote top in the morning.
After the security forces cordoned off the area, terrorists hiding there started firing, drawing retaliation by the security forces.
The army said that two bodies of the intruders were recovered while the third infiltrator's body could not be recovered because of firing from a Pakistan Army post near the LoC.
"On 08/08/2023, a joint team of Baramulla Police & Army (16 SIKHLI) during joint patrolling and area domination at Churunda Uri noticed one suspected person who was roaming in the area
Ahead of Independence Day, Rayees Mattoo, the brother of a Hizbul terrorist Javid Mattoo was seen hoisting the National Flag at his residence in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore.
Police said on a specific information regarding movement of terrorists in village Nowpora Jageer Kreeri, police, along with the army and the SSB, launched a cordon and search operation in the area.
Nine AK series rifles, three pistols, four grenades, 288 AK and pistol rounds, 55 suspected narco packets and other huge quantity of war-like stores were recovered.
Five foreign terrorists were killed in an ongoing encounter at the Line of Control in Kashmir's Kupwara district, officials said on Friday.
"On May 24, 2022, unknown terrorists fired upon one police personnel namely Saifullah Qadri, son of Muhammad Syed Qadri, and his minor daughter Safa Qadri, resident of Malik Shab Soura Srinagar, in which police personnel got martyred and his minor daughter was injured," police said in a statement.
In a major operation, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday was conducting raids at over 100 locations across six states as part of its crackdown on the alleged nexus between gangsters, drug smugglers and terrorist groups.
The deceased has been identified as Debasis Biswal. Another soldier was seriously injured in the incident and was evacuated immediately to the Army Hospital at Rajouri.
The area was immediately cordoned to prevent their escape across the LoC, the spokesman said.