2 Lashkar terrorists from Pak sent to target Yatra shot dead: ‘Big success’ | Latest News India

Two Pakistani terrorists are being tracked down after escaping from a Sopore encounter.

Two Pakistani terrorists linked to the Lashkar-e-Taiba organization were shot dead during a late-night encounter in Jammu and Kashmir. Police said they intended to target the Amarnath Yatra starting June 30. The encounter in the Bemina area of ​​Srinagar – comes amid a series of attacks on civilians in the valley. During a security operation, a policeman receives minor injuries.

Officials stressed that the conspiracy of attack on a pilgrimage involving three terrorists – two Pakistanis and one local – has been in the country since 2018.

“Pakistan-based handlers send two Pakistani terrorists of the LTTE terrorist organization and Adil Hussain Mir, a local terrorist from Pahalgam Anantnag, to attack Pakistan (now all 3 killed) from 2018: IGP Kashmir,” Said. The locals crossed over from Wagah in 2018 to Pakistan.

Calling the operation a “huge success”, Kashmir Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar tweeted that one of the three was from Faisalabad, Pakistan. Documents and weapons were confiscated after the encounter. Two Pakistani terrorists escaped from an encounter in Sopore and their movements have since been tracked.

Two AK-47 rifles, 10 magazines, live rounds, a Y-SMS device and “other indictment items were seized,” police said.

Last week, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha reviewed the preparations for the annual Amarnath Yatra at a high-level meeting held at the palace. The 43-day pilgrimage to the southern Kashmir Himalayas begins on June 30.

Earlier this month, Union Home Minister Amit Shah also held a high-level meeting to discuss preparations for the Amarnath Yatra.

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