02 Militants killed, 01 surrenders in Shopian encounter : Police | KNO

02 Militants killed, 01 surrenders in Shopian encounter : Police | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

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Acting on a specific information, Shopian police along with 44 RR launched a cordon and search operation in Barbugh area of Shopian. During searches, terrorists hiding in the area fired upon the search party. Two terrorists were gunned down in this encounter who were identified as Altaf Ahmad Rather son of Mohammad Maqbool resident of Awneera Zainapora, Shopian and Tariq Ahmad Bhat son of Mohammad Ibrahim resident of Barbugh, Shopian and one identified as Adil Hussain Dar son of Nazir Ahmad Dar resident of Chitripora, Shopian, surrendered.

Arms and ammunition was recovered from the encounter site.

Both the killed terrorists were involved in attack on SPO Khurshed Ahmad Ganaie at Bazar Imam Shahab in which case FIR number 138/17 under section 307 RPC, 7/27 IA Act, 16 UL stands registered. Tariq Ahmad was also involved in attack on security force convoy at Chakoora Shopian, case FIR number 194/17 under section 307 RPC, 7/27 IA, 16 UL act stands registered. He was involved in attack on SI Gowhar Ahmad Malla at Barbugh Haripora in which case FIR number 230/17 under section 307, 326 RPC, 7/27IA Act 16 UL act already stands registered. He was also involved in Bank robbery at Turq Wangam in which a case FIR number 6/17 under section 451, 392, 307, 34 RPC, 16, 38 UL Act, 7/27 IA Act already stands registered.

Altaf Ahmad was involved in case FIR number 50/2017 under section 7/27 IA Act, 16 UL Act.