Two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants, together with one answerable for the killing of a financial institution supervisor from Rajasthan, have been gunned down in an in a single day gunfight in South Kashmir’s Shopian, in line with the Jammu and Kashmir Police Wednesday.

“ShopianEncounterUpdate: One of many killed terrorists has been recognized as Jan Mohd Lone of Shopian. Moreover different terror crimes, he was concerned in current killing of Vijay Kumar, Financial institution supervisor on 2/6/22 in Kulgam district,” J-Okay Police mentioned in a tweet whereas quoting Kashmir Inspector Common of Police (IGP) Vijay Kumar.

A joint crew of Jammu and Kashmir Police, Indian Military, and paramilitary forces cordoned off Kanjullar village of South Kashmir’s Shopian throughout the intervening evening of June 14 and 15 after getting inputs in regards to the presence of militants within the village.

Because the joint crew of forces was zeroing in on the goal, the militants opened hearth whereas attempting to interrupt the safety cordon, mentioned the police. The joint crew of forces returned the hearth resulting in a gun battle and the 2 militants have been killed, they added.

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Police have recognized one of many slain militants as Jan Mohammad, saying he was answerable for the killing of the financial institution supervisor on the Arreh village of neighbouring Kulgam district. They’re but to determine the second militant.

Vijay Kumar, a resident of Rajasthan and supervisor at Ellaquai Dehati Financial institution, a Srinagar-headquartered native financial institution sponsored by the State Financial institution of India (SBI), was killed by militants on June 2 contained in the financial institution 4 days after he was posted there.

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