Srinagar: Top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Waseem Shah has been killed in a gunfight that took place with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district early morning.
Jammu and Kashmir police told that security forces initiated an operation early in the morning today subsequent to specific intelligence inputs about the presence of terrorists in Litter village in Pulwama district. The area of the encounter has been cordoned off.
The encounter broke out after the terrorists fired at the approaching security personnel. Two terrorists — Waseem Shah and Nisar Ahmed Mir — have been killed and the security forces have recovered an AK-47 and an AK-56 along with 6 Avtomat Kalashnikova or AK magazines.