On Thursday, the LeT Commander Abu Ismail was gunned down by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nowgam. This comes as a big win for India as Ismail was the mastermind behind the Amarnath attack in July, which killed eight people.
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- LeT commander Abu Ismail and another terrorist have been killed by security forces in Kashmir’s Nowgam
- Ismail was involved in the Amarnath terror attack in July that killed eight
- Ismail was allegedly a Pakistani militant who had been active in Kashmir for several years
- Mobile internet services have been blocked in Sringar
Two AK47s Recovered
Muneer Khan, in a press briefing said that the encounter was very brief in which the two terrorists were killed. The encounter was possible due to the joint collaboration with CRPF, Jammu and Kashmir Police and the Rashtriya Rifles.
Khan also said:
Mobile Internet Blocked
Mobile internet services have been blocked in Srinagar after LeT commander and Amarnath mastermind Abu Ismail was shot dead.
2G and 3G services are working but 4G is blocked.
(More details are awaited.)
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On Thursday, Lashkar commander Abu Ismail was gunned down by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nowgam. Ismail was allegedly involved in Amarnath attack in July, where 8 pilgrims had died.
Another terrorist was also killed in the Nowgam encounter.
Ismail was also the operations chief of the LeT in the valley.
An encounter began between security forces and militants at Aarigam, Nowgam in the outskirts of Srinagar.