- The assailants were linked to the banned terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT)
- The operation was carried out jointly by the police and security forces of Jammu and Kashmir.
According to the police, one of the two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists killed in the Shopian Encounter on Wednesday was engaged in the murder of Vijay Kumar (a bank manager) from the Kulgam district.
“Jan Mohd Lone of Shopian was one of the terrorists murdered in the attack. He was implicated in the recent death of Vijay Kumar, a bank manager, on June 2 in Kulgam district, among other terror acts “The Kashmir zone police sent out a tweet.
Vijay Kumar, the banker, was from Hanumangarh in Rajasthan and worked in Kulgam. Terrorists shot and killed the banker in broad daylight.
Two terrorists were killed by Jammu and Kashmir police in an encounter that erupted in the Kanjiular region of Shopian on Wednesday.
The assailants were linked to the banned terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT)
“ShopianEncounterUpdate: Two terrorists linked to the banned #terrorist group LeT have been murdered. Identification is being established. More information will be forthcoming “Kashmir Zone Police sent out a tweet.
The operation was carried out jointly by the police and security forces of Jammu and Kashmir.