Three LeT terrorists killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora

Earlier on Sunday (July 25), an encounter broke out between safety forces and terrorists at Shokbaba forest. In the final 24 hours, the police and the armed forces have performed two encounters in Jammu and Kashmir; one at Bandipora, and one other at Kulgam. 

Three terrorists who have been neutralised in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora have been recognized as members of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). 

The Kashmir Zone Inspector General Vijay Kumar mentioned, “Among the three terrorists killed in the Bandipora encounter yesterday, one was Shakir Altaf Baba who had crossed over to Pakistan from Attari-Wagah border in Amritsar in 2018. The three killed were members of Lashkar-e-Taiba.” 

He additional added, “We received information that there are some terrorists in Bandipora’s Shokbaba forest, following which we, along with the army, conducted a search. As soon as we began our search, they started firing, injuring one jawan in the process.”

He additionally mentioned that they’re speculating greater than three terrorists within the space. “Three terrorists have been killed, including the local LeT terrorist, Shakir. We are speculating that there might be 2-3 more terrorists in the area.”

The Inspector General additionally up to date the media about an injured jawan, he said that the jawan was doing high quality. Meanwhile, Defence officers refuted studies of three jawans being injured in operation and mentioned that just one jawan has been injured.

(Agency Inputs)

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