The joint cordon and search operation was launched after information by police, an army spokesperson said.
Image Source: Hindustan Times Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Abu Huraira and two other terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir early on Wednesday, the police said. A police official reported that basing their investigation on some credible sources, a search operation was launched following information about terrorists there. He said that the search operation turned into an encounter on Tuesday night after one terrorist opened fire at the security forces, who retaliated. Inspector-General of Police Kashmir, Vinay Kumar, tweeted, “#PulwamaEncounterUpdate: #Pakistani LeT commander Aijaz @ Abu Huraira killed along with 2 local #terrorists. #Congratulations to Police & SFs.” Arms and ammunition have been recovered, and search operation is still ongoing.