Amarnath terror attack: Mastermind killed in encounter


Srinagar: Abu Ismail, a top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist and the mastermind of Amarnath Yatra attack was killed today in an encounter with security forces in Arigam area in Nowgam area of Srinagar district, police said.

“LeT terrorist Abu Ismail of Pakistan along with his accomplice killed in Nowgam. Huge achievement for police and SF (security forces),” Jammu and Kashmir police said, adding that he was the architect of the deadly attack on Amarnath Yatra in which seven pilgrims, including six women, were killed and 19 were injured.

On July 12, Security forces had launched a massive hunt to track down Abu Ismail.

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