A terrorist involved in a shooting Wednesday night was killed in a clash with security forces in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said Thursday.
“Last night a recently active terrorist who was previously an OGW (surface worker) and also involved in drugs, namely Anayat Ashraf Dar… shot a civilian Jeewer Hameed Bhat, who was seriously injured and is still in hospital. “the Kashmir area police said on their Twitter account.
Police said Anayat also used to threaten other people in and around his village with his illegally acquired weapons.
“After extensive questioning of several suspects after the attack and the provision of sources, a CASO (Cordon and Search Operation) was launched in the village of Keshwa. While extending the cordon, he shot on a joint search team, ”police said.
He said all civilians in the houses neighboring the target area have been evacuated.
“He (the terrorist) was offered to surrender all night, but he did not surrender. Later, during the encounter, said newly active terrorist was neutralized. A pistol and ammunition were taken. also been recovered in his possession, “added the police.