Jammu and Kashmir: LeT terrorist killed in encounter in Sopore

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A top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore on Wednesday morning. 

The police identified him as Asif Maqbool Bhat and said he was responsible for a recent shootout and injuries to three family members of a fruit trader in Sopore. 

Asif was gunned down following a brief shootout, said police.

The slain terrorist was also responsible for shooting at a migrant labour Shafi Alam in Sopore.

“The terrorist has been identified as Asif Maqbool Bhat of LeT.He was responsible recent shoot out and injuries to 03 family members of a fruit trader of Sopore The injured also included a young girl. Was also responsible for shooting at Migrant labourer Shafi Aaalm at Sopore,” Jammu and Kashmir police said in a tweet.