Terrorist killed in Srinagar encounter belonged to Lashkar-e-Taiba

Earlier, the police said that terrorists had opened fire at a police team, drawing swift retaliation in which one terrorist was neutralised while another escaped from the spot.
Indian Army Kashmir
Indian Army Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 9 : The terrorist killed in an encounter between militants and Jammu and Kashmir Police in Srinagar on Friday evening belonged to the proscribed terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba, officials said.

“As per the ID card recovered from the slain terrorist, he has been identified as Aqib Bashir Kumar from Trenz Shopian, who was affiliated to the proscribed terror outfit LeT. Further details shall follow,” the police said.

Earlier, the police said that terrorists had opened fire at a police team, drawing swift retaliation in which one terrorist was neutralised while another escaped from the spot.

The police have recovered arms and ammunition from the spot and launched a search operation.

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