One among them was involved in killing of policeman Reyaz Ahmad:- IGP
Three LeT militants were killed in an encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Drabgam area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
An official said that a joint of team of police, Army and CRPF after receiving information about the presence of militants launched search operation in the area.
He said that as the joint team of forces intensified searches towards suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the party, which was retaliated, thus triggering an encounter.
He said that during exchange of fire three militant were killed who were afflicted with LeT.
“PulwamaEncounterUpdate: 02 more militants killed (Total 3). Identification & affiliation being ascertained. #Incriminating materials including arms & ammunition recovered. Search going on. Further details shall follow.” Kashmir Police Zone tweeted.
“PulwamaEncounterUpdate: All three killed militants are locals, linked with #terror outfit LeT. One of them has been identified as Junaid Sheergojri, involved in #killing of our colleague #Martyr Reyaz Ahmad on 13/5/22.” Kashmir Police Zone tweeted while quoting IGP Kashmir.
” Other two killed militant have been identified as Fazil Nazir Bhat & Irfan Ah Malik of #Pulwama district. #Incriminating materials, arms & ammunition including 02 AK 47 rifles and 01 pistol recovered,” Kashmir Police Zone tweeted while quoting IGP Kashmir.