SRINAGAR: LeT militant was killed in an encounter with Police and security forces in Pampore, police said.
In a statement issued police said that acting on a specific information about the presence of militants in Akram Dar Mohalla in Samboora locality of Police Station Pampore in Pulwama district, Police Awantipora along with 50 RR, 110 BN CRPF cordoned off the area and launched the search operation.
The hiding militants opened fire on the joint search party, triggering an encounter, police statement adds. “During encounter, one Pakistani militant of Abu Ismail group of LeT outfit identified as Umar was neutralized. Two militants escaped from the encounter site, one among them was injured. One AK 47 rifle was seized from the encounter site. Role of Umar in different crimes perpetrated by Abu Ismail group is being ascertained”, police said.