Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023 | Last Update : 01:17 PM IST

  India   All India  07 Aug 2017  J&K: 1 LeT terrorist killed, 1 AK-47 recovered in Pulwama encounter

J&K: 1 LeT terrorist killed, 1 AK-47 recovered in Pulwama encounter

PTI
Published : Aug 7, 2017, 7:41 am IST
Updated : Aug 7, 2017, 8:19 am IST

Authorities have blocked the internet services in Pulwama as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order in the district.

Army personnel move towards the house where militants were hiding during an encounter. (Photo: File/PTI)
 Army personnel move towards the house where militants were hiding during an encounter. (Photo: File/PTI)

Pulwama: Lashkar-e-Taiba's (LeT) terrorist Umer of Abu Ismail group was killed in an encounter with the security forces in Samboora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Monday.

Role of Umer in different crimes committed by Abu Ismail group is being ascertained.

One AK-47 rifle has been recovered from the encounter site.

Awantipora Police, 50 RR and CRPF jointly participated in the encounter.

In wake of the gunfight, authorities have blocked the internet services in Pulwama as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order in the district.

Tags: indian army, kashmir unrest, encounter, lashkar-e-taiba
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar