In Kashmir’s Anantnag district, Lashkar-e-Taiba’s top commander was killed in an encounter with Bashir Lashkar and his security forces. Bashir was involved in the killing of six policemen last month. Meanwhile, a woman died in the firing between security forces and militants. Earlier, a spokesperson of the police had said, “Bashir Lashari and three other terrorists are trapped in the security forces in Anantnag’s Brenti village. These terrorists were involved in the killing of a police station in charge and five other police personnel in the unbearable area of South Kashmir on June 16. “One of the firing in between the security forces and the security forces during the operation to capture the terrorists The woman died.
Officials said that the 44-year-old Tahira was shot during an encounter. He was taken to the hospital but his life could not be saved. A police official said that after receiving information about the presence of militants including a top commander of Lashkar-e-Toiba in Anantnag’s Brenti Batpora, they started a search operation around the area and surrounded the area.
He said that during the search operation the terrorists started firing on the security forces, after which both sides started encountering. A spokesperson of the police told that terrorists are using common people as “human shield” for their protection. Efforts are on to save people.
The campaign against terrorists is still going on. On June 16, police station Firoz Ahmad and five other police personnel were killed in Anantnag district’s outskirts.