NIA arrests accused of Nagrota terror attack

JK News Today

Jammu, May 26:

National Investigating Agency (NIA) today arrested an accused of Nagrota terrorist attack held on November 29, 2016, in which seven Army Personnel were martyred and three other were injured.

The NIA today arrested Syed Muneer -Ul-Hassan Qadri resident of Hurhama, Lolab, Lalpora, Kupwara in NIA case RC-16/2016/NIA/DLI. The Jammu and Kashmir Police has also played a key role in the arrest of the accused.

The terrorist had attacked at the Army camp at Nagrota on November29, 2016 in which seven army personnel were martyred and three others were injured. Three Pakistani terrorists were also killed in the operation and a huge quantity of fire arms, ammunition, explosives and other articles were recovered from the slain terrorists.

In the preliminary interrogation of the arrested accused, he revealed that the attack was carried out by the Jaish-e-Mohammad, a banned terror group, in furtherance of a well planned conspiracy from Pakistan.

The accused revealed that he along with other valley based JeM operatives were in touch with the JeM leadership in Pakistan and had received a freshly infiltrated group of three Pakistani terrorists from the Samba sector a day before the attack. They subsequently stayed at a hotel in Jammu and then left the attackers at Nagrota outside the army camp late at night and proceeded to the Kashmir valley.

Pakistani terrorists carried out the attack during early hours of 29th November. Interrogation of the accused continues.

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