Budgam Terrorist Encounter: Security forces on Tuesday killed two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists in an encounter near the court complex in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district. In this matter, the police has given this information on Tuesday. Acting on a specific information about the passing of terrorists through Budgam, army and police together tried to intercept a suspicious vehicle near the court complex, a police spokesman said.
But the terrorists opened fire, after which two terrorists were killed in retaliatory action. Kashmir’s Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Vijay Kumar said that the slain terrorists were from the banned outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba.
They have been identified as Arbaz Mir and Shahid Sheikh, both residents of Pulwama district. Kumar said both the terrorists had escaped during a cordon and search operation in the nearby Redbug area area last week. An AK rifle and a pistol have been recovered from the slain terrorists.
Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh said the terrorists were on the lookout for a new hideout after fleeing from their hideout last week. Dilbag Singh said that a campaign was launched two days ago in Redbagh area. In which there was a gunfight between the terrorists and the security forces.
But the terrorists managed to escape in this encounter. He said that outposts have been set up at the points only for their search. The DGP said that it is a matter of investigation whether the terrorists went to Srinagar or not. He said that after leaving the old hideout, the terrorists are roaming in search of a new hideout.