IED Expert Militant of LeT was killed In early morning encounter in Larnoo Kokarnag Area of Anantnag Police Said.
Police in a Statement Said “On a specific input regarding presence of Militants in Larnoo area of Anantnag, a joint cordon and search operation was launched by Police, 19RR and 164Bn CRPF in the said area.
During the search operation, as the presence of Militant got ascertained he was given opportunity to surrender, however he fired indiscriminately upon the joint search party which was retaliated leading to an encounter.
In the ensuing encounter, one foreign Militant was killed and his body was retrieved from the site of encounter. He has been identified as Nasir @Shakeel Saab @Shak Bhai, A Category Militant and an IED expert affiliated with proscribed Militant outfit LeT.
Incriminating materials including arms & ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter. All the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation and to probe his complicity in other terror crimes.
In this connection a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Larnoo and investigation has been initiated.
People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials, if any.