Srinagar: Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants from Jammu and Kashmir who received terrorist training in Pakistan were arrested on Friday at the Wagah-Attari border.
The militants, identified as Abdul Majeed Bhat and Mohammad Ashraf Mir and residents of Baramulla district, had returned to India via the Wagah-Attari border crossing in Punjab with valid passports and visas, police said on Friday.
“They had obtained passports specifically for the said purpose. These militants of the LeT were nabbed immediately after returning via Wagah-Attari border before they could formally join the militant ranks here in Kashmir,” a police officer said.
According to police, the duo, on questioning, revealed that they had undergone terrorist training in Pakistan along with large number of Pakistani boys, most of them from its restive Balochistan province and some as 10 years old.
“The said terrorist camps are located near Burma Town, Islamabad and are being run by a terrorist commander operating under code name Hanzala Adanan and Omar. Other terrorists imparting training to young boys are operating with code names Osama, Naveed and Hataf,” said the officer, adding that the arrested militants have been given visas by the Pakistan High Commission in New Del