Sopore, December 13: Apropos our earlier press release regarding the encounter at Brath Kalan Sopore, it is further informed that the killed terrorists have been identified as Owais Ahmad Bhat alias Abu Bakar son of Ghulam Ahmad Bhat resident of Gund Brath Sopore and Tahir Ahmad Dar alias Abu Abdullah son of Mohammad Ramzan Dar resident of Saidpora Sopore. Both were affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT.
Both the terrorists were wanted by the law for their complicity in a series of terror crimes including attack on security establishments and civilian atrocities.
Huge quantity of arms & ammunition including rifles were recovered from the site of encounter. All these materials have been taken in the case records for further investigation and probe their complicity in other terror cases.
Citizens are once again requested not to venture inside the encounter zone since such an area can prove dangerous due to stray explosive materials. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosives materials if any.