A Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorists involved in the killing of a carpenter from Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur recently was among two utltra killed, while three security personnel were injured in an encounter in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, officials said.
IGP, Kashmir zone, Vijay Kumar, said one of the slain ultras has been identified as Adil Wani, who was involved in the killing of the carpenter Sageer Ansari on Saturday last.
Giving details of the encounter, officials said security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Dragad area of Shopian district following information about presence of terrorists there. The search operation turned into an encounter after terrorists opened fire on the security forces who retaliated.
The officials said two ultras of The Resistance Front (TRF) , a shadow outfit of Lashkar-e-Toiba, have been killed while three security force personnel sustained injuries in the operation.