The Pakistani narcotic smugglers were killed in the subsequent firing and 36 packets of drugs, suspected to be containing heroin, were recovered from the scene.
The firefight between terrorists and security forces took place after a joint team of the police and the security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of specific information about presence of terrorists.
He was a relative of one of the accused of the 2019 Pulwama terror attack.
As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where terrorists were hiding they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter.
Terrorist responsible for the killing of a street hawker was among the three LeT terrorists gunned down in South Kashmir's Shopian district, officials said on Tuesday.
Mohd. Ismal Alvi, alias Lamboo, was family member of Masood Azhar and was involved in conspiring in the February 2019 Pulwama terror attack.
A day after his arrest, top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Nadeem Abrar and a Pakistani national were killed in an encounter in Parimpora area of the city, police said on Tuesday.
Srinagar: Four terrorists have been killed in an encounter underway in South Kashmir’s Shopian district, officials said on Monday. Police said the slain terrorists belonged to proscribed terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba. The encounter started at 2 a.m. at Manihal. “One more unidentified terrorist killed in Shopian encounter, total four terrorists affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT […]
Srinagar: An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said. On a credible input, security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Hari-Pari area of Tral in the south Kashmir district in the morning, a police official said. He said as the […]
Srinagar: Two militants were on Saturday killed in separate encounters with security forces in Baramulla and Shopian districts of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. While an unidentified militant was killed in Sopore township of Baramulla district of north Kashmir, another was killed in Shopian district of south Kashmir in an operation which began on Friday, […]
Srinagar: Five militants were killed on Sunday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district. Defence Ministry spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said the five were killed in Kelam village. Police said the precise identity of the slain militants was being ascertained. “Arms and ammunition have been recovered from their possession,” an officer said. Following […]
Srinagar: A top commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit was killed in a gunfight with security forces on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama District. Police sources said Irfan Ahmad Sheikh, the district commander of LeT, was killed in Chakoora village. “The slain militant belonged to Chakoora and was active for the last some years,” […]