Terrorist involved in recent civilian killing killed in encounter in Bandipora

Army sounded a high alert across Line of Control with army jawans patrolling in Nowgam sector after special forces had carried out "Surgical strike" to destroy 7 launch pads along the Line of Control where teams of terrorists had positioned themselves. Express photo by Shuaib masoodi 30.9.2016
311

SRINAGAR: A terrorist involved in a recent civilian killing at Shahgund has been killed in the ongoing operation in the Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, the police said on Monday.

Kashmir Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Vijay Kumar informed that the terrorist has been identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad Dar affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT (TRF).

Also Read:

“Killed #terrorist has been identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad Dar affiliated with proscribed #terror outfit LeT (TRF). He was involved in a recent civilian killing at Shahgund Bandipora,” tweeted Kashmir Zone Police.

More details are awaited.

Earlier, the police had informed that an encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists at Gund Jahangeer Hajin in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir.
“#Encounter has started at Gundjahangir, #Hajin area of #Bandipora. Police & Security Forces are on the job. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice,” said a tweet from the Twitter handle of Kashmir Zone Police.

Last week, an unidentified terrorist was neutralised by the security forces in the Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. A policeman also suffered injuries in the encounter with the terrorist.