Shopian Encounter: Three local Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists killed in encounter in Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir

Pankaj Prasad
Shopian Encounter
Shopian Encounter

A police spokesman said that the slain terrorists were associated with the banned terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba.

Security forces gunned down three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Tuesday. A police official said that the security forces launched a cordon and search operation after receiving information about the presence of terrorists in Nagbal area of ​​Shopian. An encounter broke out during the operation, in which three terrorists were killed by the security forces.

Terrorists were associated with Lashkar-e-Taiba

A police spokesman said that the slain terrorists were associated with the banned terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba. The search operation is still on. Kashmir Director General of Police Vijay Kumar tweeted, three terrorists killed have been identified as Danish Khurshid Bhat, Tanveer Wani and Tauseef Bhat of Lashkar-e-Taiba. He was involved in many terrorism cases. Danish was involved in taking the youth towards terrorism in Shopian.

Three terrorists killed while infiltrating

Let us tell you that these days many reports of infiltration have come to the fore in the border areas of Jammu and Kashmir. On Thursday, three terrorists were gunned down by security forces along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector. Militants attacked the Line of Control near Madian Nanak post in Kamalkot area of ​​Uri sector of North Kashmir's Baramulla district. Tried to enter this side. After receiving information from the intelligence agencies of the army, the action was carried out by starting an operation.

Army's campaign against terrorists

These days the use of electronic surveillance and intelligence-based operations remains the mainstay of the Army's operations against Pakistan-sponsored terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir. Earlier, Kashmir Zone Police had said in a tweet, "Army and Baramulla Police gunned down three infiltrators near Madian Nanak post in Kamalkot sector of Uri.