JK: LeT commander Waseem Shah, another terrorist killed in Pulwama encounter

Jerome Frank
October 15, 2017

The fierce gun battle started this morning after security forces received specific intelligence inputs about the presence of terrorists in the Litter village of Pulwama.

Khan said the militants turned down an offer to surrender, resulting in a gunfight that eliminated both.

On Wednesday, two Indian air force commandos and two fighters were killed in a gun battle in north Kashmir's Bandipora village.

The other terrorist has been identified as Nisar Ahmad Mir.

"Waseem was one of the notorious militants operating in South Kashmir". Nisar Ahmed Mir, who was killed along with Shah on Saturday, joined the LeT in May 2017.

A college dropout, Waseem Shah, was a resident of Heff-Shrimal in Shopian district.

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He had been involved in various attacks on security forces in South Kashmir, police said. His associate Nasir had joined militants only this year.

The J&K top cop further revealed that one civilian died and one other was injured in the cross firing between terrorist and security forces during the operation in Pulwama. Another person with firearm injury is undergoing treatment in Srinagar hospital.

Meanwhile, the authorities have suspended mobile internet services in Pulwama district to prevent people from sharing information about the tense situation in the area.

In August, suicide attackers managed to enter the highly guarded police camp in south Kashmir's Pulwama and killed four policemen and four paramilitary personnel.

A militant attack on escort vehicles of a ruling Peoples Democratic Party MLA today left a cop dead and two constables injured.

Other reports by Guamnewswatch

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