Two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorists had been killed in an encounter with safety forces in Rainawari space of town on Wednesday, police mentioned.
An encounter broke out between terrorists and safety forces in Rainawari space of Jammu and Kashmir’s summer season capital round midnight following a cordon and search operation within the previous metropolis, a police official mentioned.
He mentioned two terrorists had been killed within the temporary gun battle.
Inspector Basic of Police Kashmir zone Vijay Kumar mentioned one of many terrorists was carrying a ‘press card’.
#SrinagarEncounterUpdate: Killed terrorist (Rayees Ah Bhat) was earlier a journalist &was working on-line information portal ‘ValleyNews Service’ in Anantnag. Joined terrorist ranks in 8/2021 &was categorised ‘C’ in our record. 02 FIRs are already registered towards him for terror crimes.
– Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) March 30, 2022
“One of many killed categorised native #terrorists of proscribed #terror outfit LeT was carrying Id Card (ID) of media. It signifies a transparent case of misuse of media,” Mr Kumar tweeted.
In keeping with the cardboard, Rayees Ahmad Bhat, the killed terrorist, was editor in chief of Valley Media Service, an unknown information gathering company.