J-K encounter: 3 LeT terrorists trapped in Budgam

By Shefali Kohli -- August 10, 2022 8:26 am -- Updated:August 10, 2022 8:26 am

Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], August 10: An encounter broke out between the LeT terrorists and police forces and three LeT terrorists has been trapped in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam.

As per the sources, terrorist involved in several civilian killings Lateef Rather, Rahul Bhat and Amreen Bhat is also trapped.


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Quoting Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), Kashmir Zone Police said in a tweet that, "03 terrorists of terror outfit LeT(TRF) including terrorist Lateef Rather trapped in the ongoing encounter. Terrorist Lateef is involved in several #civilian #killings including Rahul Bhat and Amreen Bhat."

Meanwhile, Chadoora Tehsil Office employee Rahul Bhat was shot dead by terrorists on May 12 in his office while Kashmiri TV actor Amreen Bhat was killed by unidentified terrorists in Budgam's Chadoora area on May 26.

Police said that the encounter broke out in Budgam in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday between terrorists and security forces

Kashmir Zone Police said in a tweet, "Encounter has started at Waterhail area of Budgam. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow."

Further details are awaited.

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The arrested has been identified as Arshid Ahmad Bhat. Meanwhile, 5 pistols, 5 magazines, 50 rounds, hand grenades have been recovered.

-PTC News with ANI inputs

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