Srinagar: Top LeT Commander among the two militants was killed in a Srinagar Encounter this afternoon. The encounter broke out in the Rambagh area of Srinagar City in the early morning.
A joint team of Police and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in the Rambagh area of Srinagar City after receiving inputs about the presence of militants in the area. “When we were searching the area, the militants who were already hiding in the area started firing on us, triggering a gunfight,” a police officer said.
“One of the militants was identified as Saifullah who is a foreign national and was involved in several attacks on security forces including the recent attack on CRPF party at National Highway,” DGP Dilbagh Singh said while addressing a press conference.
While calling today’s encounter a big success for security forces, DGP Singh added that so far 75 anti-militancy operations have been carried out in which 180 militants have bee killed.