Revenge done: Indian Army guns down terrorist who killed their own
It was sweet revenge that the Indian Army took when it chased and gunned down Ishfaq Padder a Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorist in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. The Armed Forces were on the look out for this terrorist who was wanted in the killing of Lt Ummer Fayaz who are mercilessly killed in May. The 22 year old brave officer had gone home on leave and some locals gave out his information which terrorists used to kill him. The officer was martyred at Shopian.
The Army had been working on information relating to Padder. He was a resident of Machiwa in Kulgam, the security forces said. Intelligence Bureau officials say that the killing of the officer was aimed at sending out a message to the youth of Kashmir not to join the forces.
It was a planned killing aimed at sending out a message to the youth, officials say. However the killing of the terrorist should be a message to all youth that terrorism will not pay.
In the week hours of Saturday Padder was killed in an encounter with security forces at Kulgam, Jammu and Kashmir.
The encounter broke out in the wee hours of Saturday morning at the Tantrypora area of Kulgam.