Army in Srinagar, while relentlessly fighting the fury of floods in Kashmir has no respite from terrorists. In an encounter at Laribag in Kupwara district, RR unit located in the area eliminated a Let foreign terrorist of LeT at 0600 hours today.
Based on specific intelligence input of presence of a terrorist in general area Laribag a search operation was launched by the RR unit located in the Handwara area. The area was cordoned and the terrorist was effectively engaged. In the ensuing fire fight the terrorist was killed at about 0600 hours today. The body of the slain terrorist along with one AK – 47, one grenade and other war like stores were recovered. The terrorist was identified as Umaar Bhatti, Let Commander operating in the Valley from past 20 months.