Rahul Bhat's murder has reportedly been avenged. All the three terrorists suspected in killing has been eliminated in Jammu and Kashmir.
Among those killed is top Lashkar-e-Taiba(LeT) commander Yousuf Kantroo who was involved in several acts of terrorism including attacks on police and security forces.
The firefight between the terrorists and security forces took place after the security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of specific information about the presence of terrorists.
The gunfight 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 the presence of terrorists
The terrorist has been identified as Muneeb Ahmad Sheikh, a resident of Tak Mohalla in Shopian district, affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT.
Inspector General Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar termed this operation as very important as it was situated very close to the National Highway and threat was imminent.
The firefight between terrorists and security forces took place on Thursday morning 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 the presence of terrorists.
As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where the terrorists were hiding they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter.
Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition including two pistols and five hand grenades were recovered from the site of the encounter. All the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation.
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.
One Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist identified as Babar bhai of Pakistan, active since 2018 in the areas of Shopian-Kulgam was killed in the gunfight that erupted on Wednesday.
Incriminating materials and arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of the encounter, the police said.
Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition, including two pistols, two magazines, seven pistol rounds and one grenade were recovered from their possession.
"He was given repeated opportunities to surrender; however, he fired indiscriminately upon the joint search party which was retaliated leading to an encounter," police said.
Police said as per its records the killed terrorists were part of groups involved in several terror crime cases including attacks on security establishments and civilian atrocities.
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