Security Forces Arrest 2 Pakistan Nationals Along J&K Border

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Two persons, one from Astilla in Pakistan and another from PoK, were arrested by the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir.

During routine patrolling on the border area, security forces arrested a 32-year-old man moving under suspicious circumstances near the International border in Agrechak belt of RS Pura sector in Jammu district last evening, official sources said.

He was identified as Abu Bakar, son of Amin Hamza and resident of Astilla in Pakistan, they said, adding after brief questioning, he was handed over to police.

Army along with police have apprehended a 41-year-old PoK resident in Saujian Sector of Poonch last evening, an Army officer said.

He was identified as Mohd Rashid Khan, son of Mohd Yakub Khan and resident of Tedabund of Haveli Tehsil in Bagh district of Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, he said.

He is being questioned and investigations are on, the official said.

Three people were held in last one week. On September 24, a Pakistani national and an alleged activist of Pakistan-based Lashker-e-Taiba (LeT) terror outfit, was arrested by BSF from near International Border in Jammu.

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