Tral encounter: AGuH chief among 2 terrorists killed, big success for security forces

at 11:30 am
Personnel of security forces at an encounter site in Kashmir (File pic)

Srinagar (NVI): The chief of Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGuH) terror outfit, Imtiyaz Shah, was among the two terrorists killed in an encounter with the security forces at Nowbugh in the Tral area of Awantipora district in Jammu and Kashmir.

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, congratulated police and the security forces for the successful operation.

In a tweet, the Kashmir Zone Police wrote, “#TralEncounterUpdate: AGuH chief #terrorist Imtiyaz Shah killed in Tral #encounter. IGP Kashmir #congratulates Police/SFs for the sucessful #operation. Search going on. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice.”

The encounter broke out when terrorists fired upon a joint team of police, CRPF and Army during a cordon and search operation in Nawbugh area of Tral in the early hours today.

“#TralEncounterUpdate: 01 more unidentified #terrorist killed (total 02). #Operation going on. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice,” the Kashmir Zone Police had informed earlier in a tweet.

The search operation is still going on.