Shopian, Jammu & Kashmir: Indian armed forces Early on Tuesday morning, killed three local Lashkar-e-Toiba militants in a confrontation in the Munjh Marg neighborhood of south Kashmir’s Shopian district, according to the police.
Two of the dead, Lateef Lone of Shopian and Umer Nazir of Anantnag, were named in a tweet by the ADGP of Kashmir.
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According to him, Lone was responsible for the murder of Kashmiri Pandit Purana Krishna Bhat. He continued by saying that Nazir was complicit in the murder of Till Bahadur Thapa of Nepal.
One AK-47 rifle and two pistols were reportedly recovered from their possession, according to the ADGP.
Among 03 neutralised local #terrorists, 02 identified as Lateef Lone of #Shopian, involved in #killing of a Kashmiri Pandit Shri Purana Krishna Bhat & Umer Nazir of Anantnag, involved in killing of Till Bahadur Thapa of Nepal. 01 AK 47 rifle & 2 pistols recovered: ADGP Kashmir https://t.co/XhGKmLEfuv
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) December 20, 2022
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