Two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists were neutralised by security forces in an encounter at Ranbirgarh (Panzinara), outskirts of Srinagar. Encounter took place in today morning.
One of the two terrorists neutralised today has been identified as Ishfaq Rashid, a resident of Sozeith village in Srinagar. He was a top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander active in the area since 2018 and wanted in many cases of terror.
The other terrorist neutralised in the encounter has been identified as Aijaj Bhat. He was also an important LeT cadre from Pulwama district.
One of the two terrorists eliminated today was— J&K Police (@JmuKmrPolice) July 25, 2020
Ishfaq Rashid resident of village Sozeith,Srinagar.
He was one of top LeT commanders active since 2018 and wanted in many cases of terror violence.
Other killed terrorist, Aijaj Bhat was important
LET cadre from Pulwama district. pic.twitter.com/6c9fQzBbgh
This Joint operation was carried out by Special Operations Group (SOG) of J&K Police, Indian Army and CRPF.