Ranbirgarh Encounter: 2 LeT terrorists killed including one top commander

Two Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorists killed in an early morning encounter with security forces in outskirts of Srinagar at Ranbirgarh (Panzinara).

Police said “One of the two terrorists eliminated today was Ishfaq Rashid resident of village Sozeith,Srinagar. He was one of top LeT commanders active since 2018 and wanted in many cases of terror violence.”

“Other killed terrorist, Aijaj Bhat was important LET cadre from Pulwama district,” he added.

Official said that the encounter broke out in Ranbirgarh Panzinara, outskirts of Srinagar today morning following a search operation.

He also added that an Army man also sustained injuries during the gunfight and has been rushed to Army’s base hospital for treatment.

Earlier, a police spokesman said an encounter broke out between terrorists and forces in Ranbirgarh (Panzinara), outskirts of Srinagar.