Srinagar: In a major breakthrough, the security forces neutralised four Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists, including two who were involved in killing a female TV artiste, in two separate encounters in Pulwama and Srinagar districts of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Friday.
An encounter broke out at Aganhanzipora locality in Awantipora area of Pulwama district late on Thursday night, a police spokesman said.
He said the two terrorists, who were responsible for killing TV artiste Amreen Bhat in Budgam district a day earlier, were trapped in the cordon.
“Both killed newly joined local #terrorists identified as Shahid Mushtaq Bhat R/O Hafroo Chadoora #Budgam & Farhan Habib R/O Hakripora #Pulwama. They had #killed TV artist on the instruction of LeT Cmdr Lateef. 01 AK 56 rifle, 4 magazines and a pistol recovered,” IGP Kashmir zone Vijay Kumar tweeted.
Another encounter broke out in the Soura area of Srinagar city where two LeT terrorists were shot dead, the police said.