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Pak intruder arrested near LoC in J&K | India News – Times of India

JAMMU: A Pakistani intruder was arrested from a village near the Line of Control (LoC) in Akhnoor sector of J&K's Jammu district, officials said on Tuesday.The arrested man, who identified himself as Zahir Khan (35) of Karachi, was loitering at Milan di Khui village near the LoC in Akhnoor when security forces spotted him.“The intruder was seen moving about in a suspicious manner by a police party and was taken to the local police post, where he disclosed his nationality and identity and claimed to have inadvertently crossed over to this side,” an official said.An FIR has been registered against Khan and police are trying to verify his statement.On May 1, BSF troops thwarted an infiltration bid when they shot dead a Pakistani intruder along the international border in Samba district...

Terrorist killed in fresh gunfight with security forces in J&K’s Kulgam – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A security operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district resulted in the death of another terrorist on Wednesday. The incident occurred close to the location where two militants were eliminated just a day before. Officials reported that during a search of houses near the encounter site in the Redwani area, a fresh exchange of fire erupted with a terrorist who was hiding there.The officials confirmed, "One terrorist was killed today," and stated that efforts were underway to determine the identity of the deceased.According to the latest reports, firing was still ongoing in the area.In a previous encounter with security forces on Tuesday, two militants were killed, including Basit Dar, a wanted terrorist associated with the Lashkar-e-Toiba organization.(With inputs from agen...