New Delhi: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday (October 16, 2021) knowledgeable that Umar Mustaq Khandey, a Lashkar-e-Toiba commander and one of many prime 10 terrorists, is trapped in an encounter with safety forces within the Pampore space of Pulwama district.
Khandey, the police knowledgeable, is among the many prime militants whom the safety forces are focusing on since they launched a hitlist in August this yr. He was additionally concerned within the killing of two policemen at Baghat in Srinagar district earlier this yr.
“LeT commander amongst prime 10 terrorists specifically Umar Mustaq Khandey who was concerned in killing of two police personnel at Baghat Srinagar and different terror crimes trapped in Pampore encounter,” the Kashmir Zone Police knowledgeable by a tweet.
The opposite prime targets embody Salim Parray, Yousuf Kantroo, Abbas Sheikh, Reyaz Shetergund, Farooq Nali, Zubair Wani, Ashraf Molvi, Saqib Manzoor and Wakeel Shah.
LeT commander amongst #prime 10 #terrorists specifically Umar Mustaq Khandey who was concerned in #killing of two police personnel at Baghat #Srinagar & different terror crimes trapped in Pampore #Encounter: IGP Kashmir@JmuKmrPolice https://t.co/sM5w69fifc
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) October 15, 2021
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In the meantime, a search operation by safety personnel continues within the Bhata-Durian space which is adjoining to the Dehra Ki Gali (DKG) forest ridge in Rajouri-Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir. A counter-terrorist operation by the Military was launched within the space of Nar Khas Forest in Mendhar, Poonch on the night of October 14. Through the operation, there was a heavy change of fireside and within the ensuing gunfight, two Military personnel, Rifleman Vikram Singh Negi and Rifleman Yogambar Singh, have been critically injured and later succumbed to their accidents.
Based on police, vehicular visitors had been suspended on the freeway between Bhimber Gali and Surankote on Friday.
That is to be famous that 5 Military personnel together with a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) had misplaced their lives in anti-terrorist operations within the DKG space of Rajouri adjoining the Poonch sector on October 11.
Earlier on Friday, J&Okay DGP Dilbag Singh additionally chaired a gathering with senior officers to assessment the safety scenario.
DGP J&Okay Sh Dilbag Singh chairs senior officers assembly to assessment safety state of affairs. Impresses upon officers that surveillance methods have to be strengthened & ensured to undo nefarious plans of the enemies. pic.twitter.com/uLkjo5WoOz
— J&Okay Police (@JmuKmrPolice) October 15, 2021