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Another Pakistani terrorist caught alive in J&K after gunfight

Sajjad was arrested following a fierce gunfight in Baramulla district, making him the second terrorist from Pakistan to be held this month

IANS  |  Srinagar 

Another Pakistani was caught alive on Thursday following a fierce in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, making him the second from to be held this month.

The was identified as Sajjad alias Abu Ubadullah, 22, a resident of Muzaffargarh district of Balochistan, Pakistan, a senior police official told IANS.

Sajjad was caught a little over three weeks after Pakistani terrorist Naveed was arrested on August 5 following a terror attack on BSF troopers on the Jammu-Srinagar highway. Naveed had taken three people hostage who overpowered him.

It was not immediately known how Sajjad was caught.

The started on Wednesday afternoon after the army intercepted a group of militants in Toot Mar Gali of Nowgam sector in Kupwara. They had sneaked into India from

Three separatist guerrillas were killed by the security forces on Thursday.

"The gunbattle is still going on," a senior police officer said.

The militants managed to break the cordon after being challenged by the army, triggering a on Wednesday on the Indian side of the Line of Control (LoC) that divides Kashmir between India and

First Published: Thu, August 27 2015. 16:04 IST