One of the topmost wanted commanders Salim Parray, belonging to Lashkar e Taiba (LeT) was killed during an encounter Monday.
As per the Inspector General of police of Kashmir, the encounter operation was underway and Parray was killed in the Shalimar garden area of the city.
Meanwhile, another encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists at Gasu near the Shalimar area.
As per the Police, incriminating materials, including arms and ammunition were recovered during the operation. A search operation was underway.
Lt Governor Manoj Sinha also inaugurated the Covid-19 vaccination drive for beneficiaries aged 15-18 in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.
Over 1,000 vaccination sites were set up across Jammu and Kashmir to inoculate 8.33 lakh children in the age group of 15-18.
As per the officials, 459 vaccination centres, including 340 in schools and 119 in Community Health Centres and Primary Health Centres, were set up in the Jammu region while the remaining 561 sites are there in the Kashmir Valley.
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