Anantnag Encounter: LeT Commander Uzair Khan Killed, Search Ops To Continue, Says ADGP Police Vijay Kumar

Srinagar: Lashkar (LeT) commander Uzair Khan was killed in the Anantnag encounter which broke out almost a week back in the forest surrounding the Gadool village of Kokernag in Anantnag district. ADGP Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, speaking to the press on Tuesday (September 19) informed that bodies of two terrorists had been recovered and that search was underway for the third terrorist’s body.

He also informed that the search operations will continue till the third terrorist’s body is not found.

The ADGP appealed to the people to not visit the area as of now.

“The search operation will continue as many areas are still left. We would appeal to the public to not go there. We had the information about 2-3 terrorists. It’s possible that we find the third body somewhere, that’s why we will complete the search operation. We found the body of the LeT Commander and retrieved it, we could also spot another body. We’re looking for the third body,” ADGP Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, said on the anti-terror operation in Anantnag.

The encounter in Anantnag encounter broke out on Wednesday, September 13, between the security personnel from the Army, Jammu and Kashmir Police against armed terrorists in the Kokernag area of the Anantnag district. Three Indian Army soldiers along with a police official were martyred and lost their lives in the encounter.

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