Earlier, the security forces on September 14 apprehended another Hizbul terrorist Zameer Ahmed in Bandipora district. Arms and ammunitions were also recovered from the terrorist.
The forces on the same day gunned down Lashkar commander Abu Ismail in Nowgam encounter along with another terrorist.
Ismail was also allegedly involved in the Amarnath attack earlier this year, which killed eight pilgrims.
LeT commander was identified as the main culprit in the attack, who carried out the attack to revenge the death of his predecessor Bashir Lashkari.