Terrorist Burhan Wani Killed in Kashmir EncounterPurushothaman (Author) Published Date : Jul 09, 2016 13:00 IST National News
Terrorist Burhan Wani Killed in Kashmir Encounter
Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist group commander Burhan Wani killed in an encounter in Anantnag at Jammu & Kashmir. He was shot dead on Friday by security forces along with two other terrorists. He was one of the most wanted terrorists in Kashmir. It is a great achievement of security forces to kill him because he is one who ropes many youngsters to involve in terrorism by brainwashing them.
The security forces on the information gathered about his presence rushed to the spot and mission started at 3 pm and ended at 6:15 pm. The other two terrorist was identified as Sartaj Ahmad Sheikh of Kokernag and Bashir Ahmad Lashkari of Sriguwara.
The news was spread and immediately several people in Srinagar when heard about the news burnt things and tyres on road. Meanwhile Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani they announced 3 days bandh in the valley.
He was born in Tral at South Kashmir. Burhan Wani was just 21 years old had left his house on 2010 when he was 15. He was son of school head master and also school dropout. He had 10 lakh bounties on his head. An abnormal situation prevails in the valley. The law and order are watched strictly there by security forces.
Recently Burhan Wani video went on viral on the social media pages. He featured in the video and circulated on WhatsApp and Facebook. This viral video has his speech of brainwashing young men to join to take up gun.
Due to security concern the mobile internet services was blocked in the area and also Amarnath yatra was also suspended temporally. School also closed and exams are postponed.
It is noted that his elder brother Khalid was killed 15 months ago on April 2015 by the army. This raised supporters to his brother Burhan.