Srinagar: On Friday morning, as per source report, top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Tariq Maulvi was killed in an encounter with security forces in south Kashmir’s Shopian. It is to be noted that two to three more terrorists are still trapped in the area. To be noted that an exchange of fire took place between terrorists and security forces in Adkhara area of Imam Sahib of Shopian district. To be noted that the encounter between the security forces and terrorists is underway.
Here it is to be noted that Shopian is one of the worst violence-hit districts in the state following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani during an encounter in July 2016. To be noted that Encounter is still underway.
However, it is worth mention here that last week, security forces eliminated two more Hizbul terrorists in an encounter in Anantnag district. It is to be noted that the terrorists were identified as Safder Amin Bhat (25) and Burhan Ahmad Ganie (25). To be noted that Bhat, a Class 9 passout, joined Hizbul Mujahideen in May 2017. It is needed to mention here that Ganie, also know as Saifullah, was pursuing Bachelor of Physiotherapy and had been a member of the terror outfit since June 2018.