Top Lashkar-e-Taiba Terrorist Killed In Encounter In Srinagar Day After Arrest

Top Lashkar-e-Taiba Terrorist Killed In Encounter In Srinagar Day After Arrest

The officials said a deputy superintendent of the CRPF and a constable of the paramilitary force were injured in the gunfight. This triggered an encounter between the security forces and the terrorists, near the end of which LeT commander Abrar was killed, the cops said.

Nadeem Abrar, a top Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist, and a Pakistani terrorist have both been shot down in an encounter with security forces in Srinagar’s Parimpora area on Tuesday morning, the police said.

“A Pakistani terrorist and top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Abrar has been killed in the encounter with security forces at Malhoora Parimpora in Srinagar,” IGP Kashmir zone Vijay Kumar confirmed in a tweet.

Giving details of the incident, a police spokesman said Abrar, an accused in several killings, was arrested during checking of vehicles at Parimpora on Monday and put on sustained interrogation.

The terrorist disclosed the location where he had kept his AK-47 rifle in Maloora locality, the spokesman said.

There was a specific input about terrorists carrying an attack on highways. Keeping in view the seriousness of the input, a few joint check-posts of Jammu and Kashmir Police and CRPF were placed along the highway.

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“On Parimpora Naka (check post), a vehicle was stopped and their identity was asked. The person sitting at the back seat tried to open his bag and took out a grenade. The police party swiftly swung into action and grabbed the person sitting in the back seat. Both the driver and the person sitting at the back seat were taken into police custody. After taking off his mask, it was identified that he was terrorist Abrar, a top LeT commander,” the spokesman said, reported NDTV.

The officials said a deputy superintendent of the CRPF and a constable of the paramilitary force were injured in the gunfight. This triggered an encounter between the security forces and the terrorists, near the end of which LeT commander Abrar was killed, the cops said.


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