Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have neutralised three local terrorists linked with the proscribed terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in an encounter in the Shopian district.
The Police identified two of the terrorists as Lateef Lone and Umer Nazir. Lone was involved in the killing of a Kashmiri Pandit Shri Purana Krishna Bhat while Umer Nazir of Anantnag was involved in the killing of Till Bahadur Thapa of Nepal, said ADGP Kashmir
Among 03 neutralised local, 02 identified as Lateef Lone of , involved in of a Kashmiri Pandit Shri Purana Krishna Bhat & Umer Nazir of Anantnag, involved in killing of Till Bahadur Thapa of Nepal. 01 AK 47 rifle & 2 pistols recovered: ADGP Kashmir
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He said that one AK-47 rifle and two pistols have also been recovered.
Earlier, the Kashmir Zone Police informed on Twitter that an encounter started at the Munjh Marg area of the Shopian district and police & security forces were on the job.