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Three Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

According to the details provided by the police, incriminating arms and ammunition were also recovered from the possession of the slain terrorists.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: October 12, 2021 8:31 IST
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J&K: 3 terrorists killed during encounter with security forces in Shopian

At least three terrorists of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) - The Resistance Front (TRF) were killed during an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district early Tuesday. The encounter had initially begun at Tulran, Imamsahab area of Shopian on Monday. 

According to the details provided by the police, incriminating arms and ammunition were also recovered from their possession.

Taking to Twitter, Kashmir Zone Police said, "#ShopianEncounterUpdate: 03 #terrorists of LeT (TRF) killed. Identification being ascertained. #Incriminating materials including arms & ammunition recovered. Search going on. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice."

Giving out further information, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Vijay Kumar said one of the three Lashkar-e-Taiba- The Resistance Force terrorists killed in the encounter in Shopian hails from Ganderbal district.

"One terrorist has identified as Mukhtar Shah of Ganderbal. He had shifted to Shopian after killing one street hawker Virendra Paswan of Bihar," Kumar said.

(With inputs from ANI)

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