Jammu & Kashmir, two terrorists including top Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Naveed Jutt have been killed in a gunfight with joint security forces in Chattergam area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district this morning. Police, in its charge-sheet, had named Naveed Jutt as one among three accused persons in the killing of journalist Shujaat Bukhari . Three army personnel were also injured in this Operation.
Earlier, a cordon and search operation was launched in the Chattergam village of Budgam in wee hours following inputs about the presence of militants in the area.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Mandi, HP said, In last 4 years naxalism came down from 90 to 8-9 districts. Militancy in North-East decreased by 80-85%. In Kashmir, in last 3-4 days, our forces killed 18-19 terrorists . Even today our forces killed the commander of LeT, Naveed Jatt.