Kulgam military Op: Pakistani militant Haider, local LeT militant trapped

Armed forces personnel stand near military Op site. [FPK File Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Kulgam: Pakistani Haider and a local militant of Lashkar-i-Taiba are trapped in an ongoing military operation against militants in Devsar area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Sunday, officials said.

Quoting Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar, the Kashmir Police Zone wrote on Twitter, “01 Pakistani militant (Haider) of LeT terror outfit & a local terrorist trapped in on-going encounter. Haider was active in North Kashmir for more than 2 years & involved in several terror crimes,”.

Earlier, a joint team of police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Devsar area.

As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them triggering the operation.


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