Two Lashkar-e-Taiba militants were killed in a gunfight with government forces in Kanjiullar village of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday, police said.
A senior police officer told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that two Lashkar-e-Taiba militants have been killed while as search operation is on in the area.
Inspector General of Police, Kashmir zone, Vijay Kumar said 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.
“One of the killed #terrorists has been identified as Jan Mohd Lone of #Shopian. Besides other #terror crimes, he was involved in recent killing of Vijay Kumar, Bank manager on 2/6/22 in #Kulgam district,” the officer tweeted.