New Delhi: Locals along the International Border (IB) in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday have captured a pigeon which is suspected to be trained in Pakistan for spying. Also Read - After India, US 'Looking at' Banning Chinese Social Media Apps Including TikTok

Giving further details, officials said the pigeon, carrying a coded message, was captured by residents of Manyari village in Hiranagar sector soon after it flew into the Indian side from Pakistan. Also Read - Ladakh Standoff: ‘US Military to Stand With India,’ Indicates White House

However, the security agencies concerned are working to decipher the coded message in the bird. Also Read - Ladakh Standoff: India, China Disengage in Galwan; Here's How NSA Ajit Doval Managed Breakthrough | Top Developments

“The villagers handed over the pigeon (to the local police station) on Sunday. A ring was seen attached to one of its legs with some numbers on it and a probe is on,” Senior Superintendent of Police of Kathua Shailendra Mishra told news agency PTI.