In an encounter between security forces and terrorists in the Pampore area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Umar Mushtaq Khandey was trapped, a senior police official said on Saturday (October 16).
“LeT commander amongst #top 10 #terrorists namely Umar Mustaq Khandey who was involved in #killing of two police personnel at Baghat #Srinagar & other terror crimes trapped in Pampore #Encounter,” Inspector General of Police (Kashmir) Vijay Kumar said in a tweet.
Khandey is among the top terrorists whom the security forces are targeting since a hitlist was released by police in August this year. He was allegedly involved in the killing of two policemen at Baghat in Srinagar district earlier this year.
With agency inputs