Four newly recruited terrorists of Al the Badr outfit were arrested from Kalaroos area of Kupwara district this morning.
A Defence spokesman said,the terrorists were attempting to exfiltrate across the Line of Control. The spokesman said, the Army, in a joint operation with police, laid an ambush and trapped the terrorists, after information was received that the four were being guided three other members of the outfit for a planned exfiltration. After a brief gunfight, the four recruits surrendered, while the other three fled.
A search operation has been launched to trace the fleeing terrorists. Arms and ammunition have also been recovered.