Srinagar, Nov 30: Four terrorists including a commander of LeT were killed in an encounter with police and security forces in Futlipora area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district and Bomie area of Sopore.
Acting on a specific information, Budgam police along with 10 Gadwal and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) in Fotlipora area of Police Post Pakherpora, Char-i-Sharief Budgam. During the search operation, terrorists hiding in the area fired upon the joint search party. The fire was retaliated, ensuing an encounter.
Three terrorists were killed in the encounter. One of the killed terrorist was identified as Shabir Ahmad Dar resident of Thokerpora Pulwama. The identity of other two foreign terrorists is being ascertained.
03 AK rifles, 03 AK magazines, 111 AK rounds and other ammunition was recovered from the encounter site.
Meanwhile, Sopore police along with 22 RR and 179, 92 and 177 Bn CRPF acted upon a specific information regarding the presence of terrorists in Kumar Mohalla Sagipora in the jurisdiction of Police Station Bomie, Sopore, a cordon and search operation was launched. During searches, terrorist hiding in a Nallah near water point of Kumar Mohalla Sagipora fired upon the joint search party. The fire was retaliated in which the said terrorist was gunned down. The terrorist was later identified as Muzamil from Pakistan affiliated with LeT outfit, Commander of North Kashmir.
One AK rifle, 05 AK magazines, 124 AK rounds, 01 UBGL, 05 UBGL rounds and other ammunition was recovered from the encounter site.