J&K: LeT commander among two militants killed in Kulgam, one surrenders

June 24, 2018

The security forces gunned down two Lashkar-e-Taiba militants, including the divisional commander of the outfit Shakoor Dar, while one surrendered during an encounter in south Kashmir’s Kulgam, police said on Sunday.

The security forces were carrying out operations to clear a national highway prior to the Amarnath Yatra, which begins June 28, when the gunfight broke out. Internet services were suspended in Kulgam district following the ambush.

The police said that a tip-off was received about the presence of some militants at Cheddar village in Qaimoh of Kulgam district this afternoon, after which a crack team of the Jammu and Kashmir Police, along with the Army and the CRPF, cordoned off the suspect house.

They said that appeals were made to the terrorists to surrender but they opened fire at the security forces, triggering a gunfight.

The identity of the second militant killed in the encounter was yet to be ascertained. He is believed to be a Pakistani national, according to the police.

The third militant surrendered before the forces, along with arms and ammunition. “We followed the standard operating procedure during which two terrorists were killed and one, who had joined militancy recently, surrendered. He has been taken into custody,” Inspector General of Police (Kashmir Range) Swayam Prakash Pani said.

Source : The Indian Express

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