Vikramjit and Rakesh Kumar Sharma were among the three persons taken hostage by a militant on Wednesday after terror attack on a military convoy in Udhampur district killing two soldiers of paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF).

The arrested militant, identified as Naved, ran into a nearby village after security forces shot down his accomplice. In a bid to escape the security forces, he took three persons hostage there.

However, the unarmed civilians overpowered him and handed him over to the security personnel.

Meanwhile, Sharma said that the incident has put him and his family members at great risk.

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