Indian Army has killed three terrorists in the encounter. This encounter took place on May 18 in Awantipora of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir. Among the killed terrorists, Shaukat Ahmed Dar is also included. According to a spokesman of the Jammu and Kashmir Police, Shaukat Ahmed Dar was involved in the killing of the army personnel Aurangzeb in 2018. The spokesperson also said that there were many cases registered against Shaukat Ahmed Dar. Terrorists kidnapped Aurangzeb in Pulwama and later murdered in June last year when he was going to home for the celebration of the Eid in Poonch. After martyrdom Aurangzeb was awarded the Shaurya Chakra.
J&K: Visuals from Panzgam village in Awantipora where an encounter had broken out between terrorists & troops of 130 Battalion CRPF, 55 RR and Special Operations Group (SOG) earlier this morning. One terrorist has been neutralised. (visuals deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/jKruNbpW66— ANI (@ANI) May 18, 2019
According to a police spokesman, the dead terrorists have been identified as Shaukat Ahmad Dar of Panjgam in Avtipora, Irfan War of Sopore and Muzaffar Shaikh of Pulwama. According to the news agency PTI, the terrorists killed are related to the Hizbul Mujahideen.
Aurangzeb Khan was posted in the 44 Indian Rifles of the Indian Army. He was involved in the encounter of Hizbul militant Sameer Tiger. Rifleman Aurangzeb was the personal guard of Major Shukla in the Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry. Major Shukla and his team had killed Sameer Tiger, who was a partner of Burhan Wani.
Aurangzeb was a resident of Kasablari Salani village in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. Last year, he got a three-day holiday for Eid. When he came out of the camp for the home, he took a lift in a private car for shopping. From there, he had to go home through Mughal Road. But a vehicle of armed terrorists was chasing him and near Kalampura village, terrorists stopped his car & kidnapped him.
The driver immediately informed the kidnapping to the police. As soon as the information was received, the security forces started the search operation. Aurangzeb’s body was found in Gusu village, 10 kilometers away from there. Aurangzeb had killed with 15 bullets by the terrorists. Aurangzeb’s family has been associated with the army for a long time. His father is retired from the army. He later joined the BJP.