LeT Commander, Who Terrorised Pandits, Migrants, Gunned Down In Encounter In J&K


Srinagar: Three terrorists of Pakistan-proscribed Lashkar-e-Toiba were killed in an encounter with the Jammu and Kashmir Police and security forces in Awantipora. Among the terrorists killed include Mukhtar Ahmed Bhat and Saqlain Mushtaq of Pulwama. The third terrorist Mushfiq was a resident of Pakistan.

According to Police, the three terrorists were planning a major terror attack around the national highway.

Mukhtar Ahmed Bhat was a hardcore commander of The Resistance Front affiliated to LeT. A resident of Pulwama, Bhat had gone missing when he left his home on April 18 on pretext of visiting his paternal aunt. Later on, investigations found that he joined TRF and was active around Pulwama.

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