Anantnag encounter: Bashir Lakshari and three terrorists trapped, civilian killed

Srinagar: As per the information given by police, a top Lashkar-e-Taiba militant is among the four ultras trapped in a security forces’ cordon in Anantnag district of Kashmir.

This militant was involved in the killing of six policemen in the month of June. In this incident a civilian woman died in crossfire.

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“Bashir Lakshari and three terrorists are trapped in the security forces cordon in village Brenti in Anantnag. The trapped ultras were involved in the killing of an SHO and five other policemen in Achabal area of south Kashmir on June 16,” a police spokesman said.

Tahira, 44, sustained injuries during the encounter and was rushed to the district hospital, where she died later, officials said.

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Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in Brenti-Batpora in Anantnag early on Saturday after they received information about the presence of the militants, a police official said.