Even though India and Pakistan agreed to ceasefire in February this year, a large number of terrorists’ movement has been noticed along the LoC, a senior security official told this newspaper.
According to police, Zia Mustafa could not be taken out from the site due to heavy fire.
The Lashkar-e-Jhangvi terrorists were involved in the attack on a Muharram procession in Bahawalnagar, some 260 kms from Lahore, in August last that killed two and wounded over 50 people.
Lashkar terrorist from Pakistan surrenders in J&K's Uri during Indian Army's anti-infiltration operation
One terrorist was killed and three Indian soldiers sustained injuries in the operation, the Army said on Tuesday.
Over the past few years, multiple reports prepared by the United Nations have claimed that groups like the JeM and LeT were working in close coordination with the Taliban.
According to highly placed sources, several inputs suggesting a 'major attack' on the forces have been received since the Taliban’s takeover in Afghanistan on August 15.
Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed as well as the Haqqani Network are proscribed terror entities under UNSC resolution 1267 (1999) concerning ISIL (Da'esh), Al-Qaeda.
The list includes four review petitions of convicts whose appeals were dismissed by the court upholding the death penalty.
These incidents gain importance after some reports about Jaish leaders meeting Taliban heads in Kandahar in the third week of August, in which they sought support in 'India-centric operations'.
A police official said a joint contingent of police, CRPF and army laid siege to Pethseer area at Sopore in Baramulla district last evening after receiving inputs about the presence of terrorists.
Talking to media, IGP-Kashmir Vijay Kumar said acting on input, 10 policemen in civvies went to Aloochi Bagh area of Srinagar.
The encounter started in wee hours of Friday at Khrew, Pampore area of Awantipora.
The insurgents have taken more than a dozen provincial capitals in recent days and now control more than two-thirds of the country just weeks before the US plans to withdraw its last troops.
Kashmir Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar had Thursday said the two trapped terrorists belong to the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).
Fighting raged in Lashkar Gah, one of Afghanistan's largest cities in the Taliban heartland of Helmand province, where surrounded government forces hoped to hold onto the capital.