One terrorist killed in an encounter between terrorists and security forces on Sunday in Baskuchan area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district has been identified. The slain terrorist has been identified as Naseer Ahmed Bhat, a Lashkar-e-Taiba terror outfit affiliated Naseer Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Naupora Baskuchan Shopian, J&K Police tweeted quoting Vijay Kumar, Additional Director General, Kashmir Zone.
Incriminating material, arms and ammunition including AK rifles were recovered, he said. He was involved in several terror crimes and had recently managed to escape from an encounter.
Earlier, a joint team of police and security forces had received information about the presence of terrorists in the area, following which the encounter started.
After the security forces cordoned off the area, the terrorists hiding there started firing when the security forces retaliated. PLC/GT