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Shopian encounter: LeT terrorist who killed UP labourer among 2 gunned down

Last Updated on October 20, 2021 at 4:09 pm

Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists were gunned down by security forces on Wednesday, which includes one who killed a poor carpenter from the Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian.

J&K Police in a tweet said that two terrorists which have been killed, one of them has been recognized as Adil Ah Wani and was involved in the killing of one poor labourer at Litter, Pulwama. J&K police added that search operation is going on.

IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said while addressing a press conference said that in past two weeks 15 terrorists have been neutralized.

 IGP Vijay Kumar also informed that Adil Wani was district commander (Shopian) of proscribed terror outfit LeT and the security forces had earlier launched a cordon and search operation in Dragad area of Shopian district following information about the presence of some terrorists.