Police neutralise three LeT terrorists in Kashmir's Budgam

By Shgun S -- August 10, 2022 7:12 pm -- Updated:August 10, 2022 7:13 pm

Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir), August 10: At least three LeT terrorists were gunned down in an encounter in the Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

According to the police, the bodies have been retrieved from the site and their identity is yet to be ascertained.

"All the three hiding LeT terrorists neutralised. Bodies being retrieved from the site, identification yet to be ascertained. Incriminating materials, arms & ammunition recovered. A big success for us," a tweet by Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Kashmir read.

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The encounter started in the Waterhail area of Budgam, according to earlier statements from the Kashmir zone police.

When the encounter began, the police believed that the gunmen were terrorists belonging to the proscribed terror outfit The Resistance Front (TRF)/Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).

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The Jammu and Kashmir Police further said that terrorist Lateef Rather, who was involved in several civilian killings, including Rahul Bhat and Amreen Bhat was also trapped.

"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," (sic) Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.

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Earlier on Sunday, a 'hybrid' LeT terrorist Arshid Ahmad Bhat was arrested by the Indian Army's 34 RR unit in the Budgam area.

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-PTC News with ANI inputs

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