Two terrorists, belonging to the terror group Hizbul Mujahideen, were killed in an encounter with the security forces at Pulwama district, Jammu and Kashmir. The two terrorists were identified as Sameer Bhat, who was a resident of Drubgam, and Aqib Khan, who live in the Rajpora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.” Sameer was a stone pelter, and, according to the sources, Over Ground Worker (OGW) of Hizbul Mujahideen, too, which made him an A+++ terrorist. Tiger had been involved in the stone pelting incident on March 24, 2016, and was arrested for his crime, although he was released 5 days later. Two months later, he joined Hizbul Mujahideen.
Apart from the encounter, a major and a soldier of 44 RR were also injured in the encounter that was planned and executed by the joint team of Army, SOG and CRPF. Not only this, a dozen protestors also got injured because of their clashes with the security forces. A civilian also died, after succumbing to the injuries suffered during the clash. The name of the person is being reported as Shahid Dar, and his age, not confirmed yet, is suspected to be between 18 to 25 years.
The operation is still in progress. Sameer Tiger was known to sexually exploit and harass girls too, and this is undoubtedly a relief for the people that they won’t be roaming the streets and preying on innocent people anymore.