2 Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists escaped from police custody in J&K’s Baramulla

The Jammu and Kashmir police suffered a major setback on Wednesday morning when two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists allegedly involved in a bomb blast at a wine shop in J&K’s Baramulla area, escaped from police custody.

The two terrorists, identified as Maroof Nazir Soleh and Shahid Showkat Bala, have been in police custody since May 2022. A massive cordon and search operation has been launched by police in Baramulla and other parts of North Kashmir to nab the two Hybrid militants.

Notably, both the terrorist was affiliated with the terrorist group – Lashkar-e-Taiba – and were involved in a bomb blast at a wine shop in Baramulla, last year.

“Two accused, who were custody at police station Baramulla, escaped this morning in the wee hours during ‘Sehari’ (pre-dawn meals) time,” a police official told news agency PTI.

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