Terrorist Involved In Recent Civilian Killing Hunted Down
Several civilians have been killed in a fresh wave of terror attacks in Srinagar this week. Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) backed The Resistance Force (TRF) gunned down a Kashmiri Pandit pharmacist, a school principal, a teacher and two others in attacks, dubbed as ‘targeted killings.’
Now two terrorists involved in recent killings of civilians have been hunted down . Though a policeman was also injured during encounters in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag and Bandipora districts on Monday, police said.
Army and Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation at Khagund in Anantnag district’s Verinag area following information about the presence of terrorists there, an official said. The search operation led into a shootout after terrorists opened fire on the Army and the security forces .
The police official said that while one militant has been killed, a policeman suffered injuries. He added that the operation is going on.
In another encounter, which broke out at Gundjahangir in Bandipora district’s Hajin area, a Lashkar-e-Toiba militant was killed.
“Killed terrorist has been identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad Dar affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT (TRF). He was involved in recent civilian killing at Shahgund Bandipora,” Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar tweeted.
A relative of Supinder Kaur, who was killed by terrorists in Thursday’s attack
The attacks have sparked a sharp condemnation in the country. The government also warned against the targeted killings and said “some people are trying to disturb the peace” in the valley.
The Ministry of External Affairs has also raised concerns regarding the cross-border terrorism and it is discussing the issue with its partners.