» News » LeT commander among two terrorists killed in encounter in J-K's Pulwama

LeT commander among two terrorists killed in encounter in J-K's Pulwama

Source: PTI
Last updated on: October 16, 2021 21:43 IST
Get Rediff News in your Inbox:

Two terrorists, including Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Umar Mushtaq Khandey, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Pampore area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, a senior police officer said.

Photograph: ANI Photo/Twitter

Khandey was allegedly involved in the killing of two policemen here earlier this year.

"LeT #terrorist Umar Mustaq Khandey who martyred our 2 colleagues SgCT Mohammad Yousf and Ct Suhail Ah in Baghat Srinagar while they were having tea, #neutralised in Drangbal, #Pampore. Amongst various other crimes of the terrorists, this stands out as most unforgivable," Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said in a tweet.

"We are committed to #hunt down these #terrorists who try to create fear among masses and spread mischief & tumult in the valley. Such elements and their name should be excised from society," he said.

Another unidentified terrorist was also killed in the Pampore encounter, a police official said, adding that arms and ammunition were recovered from the spot.

Khandey's name figured in the list of top 10 terrorists who the security forces were targeting since the hit list was released by the police in August this year. 

Get Rediff News in your Inbox:
Source: PTI© Copyright 2021 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.
The War Against Coronavirus

The War Against Coronavirus