Three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists were killed in an encounter with the security forces in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. One of the terrorist killed was a top commander of terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).
As per the police, top LeT Commander Aijaz alias Abu Huraira was among three terrorists killed in a nocturnal encounter in Pulwama district.
According to a police officer, a gunfight broke out in Pulwama town in the south Kashmir area when security forces conducted a cordon-and-search operation after receiving information about the presence of militants there. He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists opened fire on the security forces, who retaliated.
Kashmir zone police tweeted quoting Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar, “Pakistani LeT commander Aijaz @ Abu Huraira killed along with 2 local terrorists. Congratulations to Police & SFs."