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LeT militant killed in Shopian encounter: ADGP Kumar


Says slain was involved in several crimes, had recently escaped from an encounter

SHOPIAN: A militant of the LeT outfit was killed in an encounter in Baskuchan village in the Imamsahib area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday.

Kashmir zone police, while quoting ADGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar on its official Twitter informed that the slain militant was involved in several crimes and had recently escaped from an encounter.

The slain militant has been identified as Naseer Ahmad Bhat of the Nowpora locality of Baskuchan and was associated with the LeT outfit.

“Killed #terrorist identified as Naseer Ahmad Bhat of Nowpora Baskuchan #Shopian, linked with LeT #terror outfit. #Incriminating materials, arms & ammo including AK rifle recovered. He was involved in several #terror crimes and recently escaped from an #encounter: ADGP Kashmir,” police tweeted—(KNO)


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