2 LeT Terrorists, Including One From Pakistan Neutralized

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  • Both the terrorists belonged to the proscribed terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba.
  • One among them was a Pakistani terrorist named Tufail.
  • The encounter broke out in the Chaktaras area in the Kupwara district.

Jammu: Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists have been neutralized by security forces during an encounter at the Chaktaras Kandi area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara on Tuesday, of which one was from Pakistan, informed Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Vijay Kumar.

The Pakistani terrorist goes by the code name Tufail, whereas the second terrorist killed has been identified as Ishtiaq Lone from Tral. The IGP further informed that two AK-56 rifles were found from the killed terrorists. The encounter had begun in the Chaktaras Kandi area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district today morning.

In another encounter in Sopore on Monday, one Pakistani terrorist affiliated with the proscribed terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was killed by the security forces. As per the documents recovered from the killed Pakistani terrorist, he was identified as Hanzalla of Lahore, Pakistan.

Earlier, a Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) ‘commander’ was killed in an overnight encounter in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, the Jammu and Kashmir police said on June 4th.

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