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3 LeT militants killed in encounter in south Kashmir

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Srinagar: Three Lashker-e-Taiba militants, including two Pakistanis, allegedly responsible for carrying out an attack on Amarnath pilgrims in July this year, were killed in an encounter in South Kashmir, police said today.

One militant, who  fled from the encounter site, was also arrested by the police from a maternity hospital of Anantnag district of South Kashmir, they said.The encounter occured when the militants opened fire on an Army convoy, on its way to Srinagar, at Qazigund on Jammu-Srinagar national highway.

One soldier was killed in the attack while another sustained injuries. The security forces cordoned off the area and launched a hunt for the militants. The search operation turned into an encounter with militants which ended at 2 AM this morning, the police said.The police identified the dead militants as Yawar Basir, who is a local militant, Abu Furqan and Abu Maviya (both foreign terrorists).

Basir, hailing from Habiash of Kulgam, joined ranks with Lashker-e-Taiba this year in February after snatching weapon from a policeman.

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