LeT terrorist killed in Shopian encounter (Lead)


Srinagar, Oct 2 (IANS) A terrorist killed in an stumble upon among terrorists and safety forces at Baskuchan area in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday has been identified, officers said.

“Killed terrorist diagnosed as Naseer Ahmad Bhat of Nowpora Baskuchan Shopian, related with LeT terror outfit,” Jammu and Kashmir Police tweeted, quoting Additional Director General Police Kashmir area, Vijay Kumar.


“Incriminating materials, fingers and ammunition which include AK rifle recovered. He changed into worried in numerous terror crimes and currently escaped from an stumble upon:”

Earlier, the gunfight started after a joint team of police and safety forces got an input approximately the presence of terrorists in that area.

After security forces cordoned off the location, terrorists hiding there started firing drawing retaliation with the aid of the safety forces.

There were a sequence of encounters between terrorists and safety forces across Kashmir in the latest past wherein many terrorists had been removed.