5 LeT, HM ul­tras killed in J&K en­counter

The Free Press Journal - - NATION -

KUL­GAM: As many as five ter­ror­ists be­long­ing to Lashkar-e-Taiba and Hizb-ul Mu­jahideen were killed in an en­counter that took place here ear­lier on Sun­day, Jammu and Kash­mir po­lice said in an of­fi­cial re­lease on Sun­day. The de­ceased ter­ror­ists, the po­lice said, have been iden­ti­fied as Waseem Ahmad Rather, Aqib Nazir Mir, Par­vaiz Ahmad Bhat, Idrees Ahmad Bhat, and Zahid Ahmad Par­ray. They were wanted by the law for their com­plic­ity in a series of ter­ror crimes in­clud­ing at­tacks on se­cu­rity es­tab­lish­ments and civil­ian atroc­i­ties.

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