A Lashkar militant was killed in an encounter with the armed security forces on Thursday in Bandipora district at Kashmir.
Jammu and Kashmir police said in a statement that,”The encounter ensued when security forces launched a search operation at Hajin’s Shakoor Din Mohalla in the morning after getting information about the presence of several militants there.”
Several weapons, arms and ammunition, including AK 47 rifles were recovered from the site of encounter.
Sources revealed that, From the first impression, it appeared that the militant who died, belonged to outlawed LeT and was a Pakistani resident.
Aggressive locals didn’t hand over the body to the police instead they buried it in a local graveyard. Police officials said in a statement that action would be initiated against those “who led the protest and instigated the public.”
Later on Tuesday night, police officials issued another statement which read, “Certain sections of media mostly on cyber platforms are carrying news related to Hajjn in a manner which is not correct. Such malicious campaign indicates designs of mischief mongers to exploit the situation. General Public is requested not pay heeds to such rumours.”Rajasthan Tourism App - Welcomes to the land of Sun, Sand and adventures