A Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) Commander among two terrorists were neutralised this afternoon in a gunfight between terrorists and security forces at Drangbal area in Pampore town of Pulwama district, in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
The slain Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) Commander identified as Umar Mustaq Khandey was involved in the killing of two police personnel at Baghaat in Srinagar & in other terror crimes. The identity of the other terrorist is being ascertained.
Earlier, two terrorists were neutralized by security forces yesterday in two separate encounters at Wahibugh area in Pulwama district and in Bemina area of Srinagar city. The terrorist killed in Pulwama encounter was involved in the killing of a civilian on 2nd of this month while the terrorist neutralised in Bemina was involved in the killing of Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of J&K Police.
Police said that the slain terrorists were also the collaborators in the recent civilian killings of one chemist and two teachers in Srinagar.