"The NIA today (Saturday) arrested two persons in Awantipora (Pulwama district) and Kulgam district areas after Usman identified them," a police officer said.

"The NIA team had taken Usman to Pulwama and Kulgam following disclosures made by him. It is likely that more arrests will take place following the leads given to interrogators by the accused," he said.

NIA also interrogated the captured Pakistani terrorist, Mohammed Naved to gather more information on other LeT militants in connection with Udhampur terror attack.

Naved was brought to Kashmir by road as the helicopters failed to take off due to bad weather, official sources said adding that 23-year-old Naved will be taken to all the places that he had mentioned during interrogation after he was overpowered by two of the three villagers he had taken as hostages.

Naved along with another terrorist Noman had on Wednesday ambushed a BSF convoy killing two constables. Noman was also killed in retaliatory fire.

Naved was taken to places where the encounter took place as well as 'Tamatar Morh' where he spent Tuesday night after taking a truck from Kulgam in South Kashmir.

The NIA took over investigations last evening after the Centre issued notification asking the Central probe agency to handle the investigations and get evidences which could be presented to Pakistan. Naved has claimed that he hails from Faislabad area of Pakistan.

After undergoing training in two different modules with Lashker-e-Taiba terror group, Naved along with three others had entered into India through Baramulla in North Kashmir area by cutting the fencing.

During interrogation, he said that he had stayed at Tangmarg and Baba Reshi and shifted their base to Awantipura-Pulwama in South Kashmir where he remained inside a cave located on a hill side.

A case under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, Arms Act and various sections of Indian Penal Code has been registered against Naved and his accomplice.

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