According to Inspector General of Police, Kashmir zone, Vijay Kumar, one of the slain militants was identified as Jan Mohammad Lone, who was allegedly involved in the killing of a bank manager in Kulgam district recently.
Inspector General of Police (IGP) Vijay Kumar confirmed that the encounter took place, based on a specific input developed by police regarding an infiltration attempt by terrorists in Jumagund village in Kupwara.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the arrested duo is linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT, said an official.
As per the documents and other incriminating materials recovered from the encounter site, one of the killed terrorists has been identified as Abdullah Goujri, a resident of Faisalabad in Pakistan while the other one is Adil...
The exchange of fire was going on and further details were awaited, he said. Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, said one of the trapped ultras was a Pakistani.
Among those killed, 39 were from Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and 15 from Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said.
One of the deceased LeT militants has been identified as Junaid Sheergojri while the other two are Fazil Nazir Bhat and Irfan Ahmad Malik, according to Kashmir Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar
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