New Delhi: The safety forces gunned down three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists in an encounter in Pahoo space of Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday.
“#PulwamaEncounterUpdate: 01 extra #terrorist killed (Whole 03), affiliated with #proscribed #terror outfit LeT. Search #operation in progress. Additional particulars shall [email protected],” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.
There have been earlier stories that two LeT terrorists had been killed within the encounter.
That is the third encounter within the Kashmir Valley in three days.
Earlier, six terrorists have been gunned down in two separate encounters in Jammu Kashmir forward of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s go to.
In tune with the identical, the safety was beefed up in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday as Prime Minister Modi visited the Union Territory to deal with panchayats on the event of Panchayati Raj Diwas.
Earlier on Saturday, two Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists — recognized as Sultan Pathan and Zabiullah — from Pakistan have been killed in an encounter that broke out within the Mirhama space of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam.
This happened because the safety forces launched a cordon and search operation within the Mirhama space of Kulgam in south Kashmir after receiving inputs in regards to the presence of militants there, new company PTI reported a police official as saying.
The official added that the search operation become an encounter after the hiding militants fired on the safety forces.
Director Normal of Police Dilbag Singh had earlier stated the 2 terrorists have been a part of a suicide squad of Pakistan-based JeM and their infiltration was suspected to be a “massive conspiracy” to sabotage the Prime Minister’s go to.