Two Lashkar-e-Taiba militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Srinagar on Tuesday, authorities said. One of the militants was a Pakistani national. “In a confrontation in Srinagar’s Bemina neighbourhood, two terrorists from the proscribed terror group LeT were neutralised by Srinagar Police. “The operation resulted in minor injuries to one police officer,” a police official said.
The accidental meeting happened late Monday night. One of the slain terrorists has been identified as Abdullah Goujri, a native of Faisalabad, Pakistan, according to paperwork and other incriminating materials collected from the encounter scene, according to Inspector General of Police, Kashmir Zone, Vijay Kumar.
“This was the same bunch of militants that had managed to flee the Sopore engagement.” “We’ve been keeping tabs on their whereabouts,” the IGP remarked. Adil Hussain Mir alias Sufian, a resident of Anantnag area, was identified as the other killed militant, according to him.
“According to police records, he entered Pakistan on a visit visa from Wagah in 2018,” Kumar added.