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Local TRF terrorist neutralized in Shopian encounter: Police


Security forces on Thursday neutralized a local terrorist affiliated with the proscribed outfit The Resistance Front (TRF), an offshoot of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), in Kathohalan area of Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir. 

A Police spokesperson said that acting on specific information regarding presence of terrorist in village Kathohalan area of district Shopian, a joint cordon and search operation was launched by Shopian Police and Army (02 Rajput) in the said area. 

“During the search operation, as the joint search party approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding terrorist fired indiscriminately upon them, which was retaliated effectively leading to an encounter”, he said.

He said that in the ensuing encounter, one local terrorist identified as Maiser Ahamd Dar @Adil son of Ghulam Nabi Dar resident of Vishroo Payeen, linked with proscribed terror outfit TRF was killed and his body was retrieved from the site of encounter. 

“Incriminating materials, arms & ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter. All the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation.”

In this regard, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation is in progress. People are requested to cooperate with Police till the area at encounter site is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials, if any.

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