The security forces have killed a Pakistani terrorist from the terror outfit, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), and trapped three others during an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara.

They also trapped an arrested terrorist, police said.

The Kashmir Zone Police took to Twitter and shared, “Kupwara EncounterUpdate: Killed terrorist has been identified as a Pakistani, linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT. 2-3 more terrorists along with arrested terrorist trapped in ongoing encounter: IGP Kashmir.”

Kupwara Police launched a joint anti-militant operation along with Army’s 28RR after receiving information about an arrested militant, Showket Ahmed Sheikh, who was hiding in the Lolab area of Kupwara.

When the security forces were searching the hideouts, militants opened fire at the joint search parties and our team retaliated, in which one militant was killed, said Kashmir IGP.

The Kashmir Zone Police took to Twitter and wrote, “Kupwara Police launched a joint anti-terrorist operation alongwith Army’s 28RR on the disclosure of an arrested terrorist Showket Ahmed Sheikh in Lolab area of Kupwara.