India on Thursday thwarted a possible dread attack in Jammu and Kashmir after four terrorists were killed in an experience after being captured on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway near Nagrota.
A police constable sustained injuries during the ensuing gunfight with the terrorists. Following the episode Prime Minister Narendra Modi had taken to Twitter lauding the Indian soldiers for eliminating the threat.
"Neutralizing of 4 terrorists belonging to Pakistan-based terrorist organization Jaish-e-Mohammed and the presence of large cache of weapons and explosives with them indicates that their efforts to wreak major havoc and destruction have once again been thwarted," he had composed.
Since then, there have been indications that the slain terrorists had been in contact with their handlers in Pakistan. According to reports, they had been in touch with individuals from the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed and seemingly getting their orders the top commanders of the dread outfit, Mufti Rauf Asghar (the more youthful brother of Masood Azhar) and Qari Zarar.
Cell phones recuperated from them also show that they had been accepting messages from their handle