Two terrorists including a Pakistani national were slain during a continuing encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri on Thursday.
This exchange of fire between terrorists and security forces occurred in the Kalakote area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district.
The slain Pakistani terrorist was identified as Quari, a senior leader of Lashkar-e-Toiba, active in the Rajouri-Poonch region since 2022. He was the mastermind of Dhangri and Kandi twin attacks, in which seven people were killed, and 14 civilians were injured. Quari was an expert in IEDs, trained sniper and adept in operating from caves.
The recent encounter began in Rajouri on Wednesday, in which four Army personnel, including two captains of special forces, were killed, and two others were injured.