Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists were killed on Friday in a clash in the village of Warpora in Sopor, Baramulla. Police seized incriminating materials, including weapons and ammunition, police in the Kashmir zone said.
“Both terrorists who were killed in the clash belonged to the Lashkar-e-Taiba organization, Kashmiri Inspector General of Police (IGP) Vijay Kumar told ANI. He said that one of them, identified as Fayaz Voina, was involved in several attacks and killings of civilians and security personnel. He was the latest culprit in the violence in northern Kashmir, IGP Kashmir added.
According to police, the chief commander of the terrorists, along with an accomplice, were trapped in a house in the village of Warpora, where police and security forces were involved in the clash.
This comes after two local terrorists belonging to Lashkar-e-Taiba were killed in a clash with security forces in Srinagar last Friday. In addition, another skirmish occurred between security forces and LeT terrorists on Sunday in the Sadiq Khan district of Shopian. Kumar also said that a total of 78 terrorists have been neutralized in the valley this year.
The operation was launched on Thursday evening by a special police input at Warpore in Sopor. The search operation continues, police said.
(With ANI inputs)
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