Top LeT Commander’s Deputy Among 3 Ultras Killed In Pulwama Encounter


Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday gunned down the three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists in an encounter in Pahoo area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district

One of the ultras has been identified as Arif Hazar alias Rehan who was deputy to the outfit’s top commander Basit.

Inspector-General of Police Vijay Kumar informed that Rehan was involved in the killing of inspector Parvez, Sub Inspector Arshid and a mobile shop owner in Srinagar.

“Arif Hazar @ Rehan, deputy of LeT’s top commander(Basit) killed in Pulwama encounter. Involved in killings of Insp Parvez in front of the mosque, SI Arshid and 1 mobile shop owner in downtown. Several FIRs against him in Srinagar city. Identification of other 2 terrorists yet to be done,” the Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.

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