Srinagar: A top Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist has been nabbed by security force from Kupwara area of north Kashmir, police said on Tuesday.

Abu Ukasha, also called Hanzullah, was nabbed by security force amid an operation in Sogam range of Kupwara last night, a police official said.

He said on Ukasha’s exposure, the security forces launched a search operation in the forest to find another LeT terrorist Abu Bakar.

The search operation was still in progress when reports last came in.

Ukasha, a resident of Pakistan, is being questioned for information about the militant network in north Kashmir region where he was active for several years now, the official said.

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