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NIA attaches properties of two key LeT operatives for 2015 terror attack on BSF convoy in J-K's Udhampur

Two BSF personnel were killed and 13 others were injured in the attack, which took place on August 5, 2015, on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway.

Arushi Jaiswal Edited By: Arushi Jaiswal @JaiswalArushi New Delhi Published on: December 07, 2023 16:29 IST
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2015 terror attack: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday attached the properties of two key Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operatives for their involvement in the 2015 terror attack on a Border Security Force (BSF) convoy in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir. 

As per the NIA investigations, the two accused whose properties have been attached were also subsequently arrested and are currently undergoing trial in the NIA Special Court in Jammu. The duo, identified as Fayaz Ahmed alias Fayaz Khar and Khursheed Ahmed Bhat alias Khursheed Alam Bhat alias Surya, are members of the banned Pakistan-backed LeT terror organisation. 

Properties of two key LeT operatives attached

All the prime accused in the case have been charge-sheeted and are under trial under various provisions of the Ranbir Penal Code, Arms Act, Explosive Substances Act 1946, Passport (Entry into India Act 1920) and Unlawful Activities Prevention Act 1967. 

In the instant case, four immovable properties, including a single-storied residential house belonging to Fayaz Ahmed Itoo, in village Khudwani, Tehsil Qaimoh in district Kulgam and a double-storied residential house, along with two plots of land, belonging to Khursheed Ahmed Bhat alias Surya in village Chursoo and Sail, Awantipora, District Pulwama, have been attached under Section 33 (1) of UA (P) Act, 1967, in pursuance of the recent orders of NIA Special Court, Jammu.

2015 terror attack

As per the NIA, two BSF personnel were killed and 13 others were injured in the attack, which took place at around 7 am on August 5, 2015, on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway near Narsoo 'nallah' in village Narsoo of district Udhampur.  One terrorist was killed and another, identified as Naveed, was arrested in the retaliatory action by the security forces. 

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