- 2 LeT terrorists were killed in J&K's Shopian.
- The terrorists have been identified as Jan Mohd Lone and Tufail Ganai.
- One AK 47 rifle and a pistol was recovered from the site of encounter.
Shopian Encounter: At least 2 terrorists belonging to the proscribed terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were killed in an encounter that broke out in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district. One of the terrorists was involved in the killing of a bank manager in the Kulgam district recently.
The encounter broke out between the militants and security forces at Kanjiular in Shopian after the personnel launched a cordon and search operation in the area, they said.
"One of the killed #terrorists has been identified as Jan Mohd Lone of Shopian. Besides other terror crimes, he was involved in the recent killing of Vijay Kumar, Bank manager on 2/6/22 in Kulgam district," the Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.
The second killed terrorist has been identified as Tufail Ganai. Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition including one AK 47 rifle and a pistol was recovered from the site of encounter.
On Tuesday as well, two terrorists linked to LeT were killed, in Srinagar. One policeman was also injured in the process. As per the police, the terrorists were sent by Pakistani handlers, alongwith a local terrorist who had been living in Pakistan since 2018.