Another terrorist killed in Kulgam

Srinagar, May 8: One more terrorist was killed in a gunfight in Redwani Payeen area of Kulgam, taking the toll to three including top LeT commander in the South Kashmir district.

A top police officer told a news agency that third terrorist was killed “who was hiding under the debris” of razed house at encounter spot.

After killing of two terrorists including wanted TRF/LeT commander Basit Dar on Tuesday, search operation at encounter site continued on Wednesday as there was apprehension about presence of one more militant, the officer added.

Inspector General of Police Kashmir V K Birdi said that most wanted Basit Dar was killed along with his aide in the fierce gunfight.

He said that it was a big achievement for the forces as Basit Dar was behind many militant attacks especially in Srinagar.

Basit, a resident of Redwani’s Kulgam, had been missing from his home since three years and had joined The Resistance Front (TRF), a front organization of Lashkar-e-Taiba.
NIA had announced Rs 10 Lakh reward for details, leading to arrest of TRF chief, the officer added.

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