‘It’s fun doing this’, says captured militant

UDHAMPUR: Danish Rana, inspector general of police identified captured militant as Usman (22)  from Faisalabad, Pakistan.

“We are going to find out what route he has taken, what was the target,” he said.

“It’s fun doing this,” said Usman, who was captured alive after an attack. 

Usman said he was a resident of Faislabad in Pakistan.

After his capture, he told the media that he entered the Jammu region 12 days ago along with another militant, who was identified as Momin Khan. Khan was killed in retaliatory fire by the BSF.

“I came to kill Hindus,” said Usman, dressed in a dark blue shirt and brown trousers, with a relaxed posture.

Last week, gunmen stormed a police station and killed seven people in Punjab.

“Taking a man alive is a significant breakthrough. We need to know who these people are,” said A S Dulat, former head of India’s external spy agency.

Pakistan rejected the assertion that the gunmen involved in the Punjab attack came from Pakistan, calling it “unsubstantiated and unwarranted”.

There was no immediate word from Pakistan on the gunman captured on Wednesday.

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