In a major success, J&K Police in an encounter in the wee hours in Srinagar gunned down three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists, including two Pakistanis, who had infiltrated with the intention to target the upcoming Amarnath pilgrimage.
IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said on Tuesday that Pakistan-based handlers had sent two Pakistani terrorists of LeT terror outfit along with one local terrorist Adil Hussain Mir of Pahalgam in Anantnag to target the Amarnath pilgrimage. One policeman received injuries during the smooth encounter.
As per the documents and other incriminating materials, one of the killed terrorists has been identified as Abdullah Goujri, a resident of Faisalabad, Pakistan.
IGP said that as per documents recovered from another killed terrorist, he has been identified as Adil Hussain Mir @ Sufian @ Musab of Anantnag district. As per police records, he crossed over to Pakistan in 2018 on a visit VISA from Wagah.
This was the same group of terrorists, who escaped from the recent Sopore encounter. We have been tracking their movement, said the IGP.