LeT militant planning to attack security forces, VIPs held in Sopore

The Indian Army has arrested one terrorist for planning to target security forces and VIPs in the areas of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rafiabad and Sopore.

The arrested terrorist has been identified as Rizwan Shafi Lone of Handwara.

“Acting on a specific input, the Rafiabad army and Rafiabad police launched a joint operation at Rohama Rafiabad and apprehended one terrorist and recovered one pistol and ammunition from his possession,” said an official statement by the Army.

“It is pertinent to mention that the apprehended terrorist was working for terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and was planning and tasked to attack and kill security forces and VIPs in Rafiabad and Sopore area,” it added.

A case has been registered against Lone.

More details are awaited.