National Defence Bureau,
New Delhi, 01 August 2017
Acting upon a specific input regarding presence of LeT Divisional Commander ABU DUJANA, a joint operation was launched by CRPF (182 Bn + 183 Bn), 55 RR and SOG (JKP), SFs cordoned off village HAKRIPORA, in general area KAKAPORA of PULWAMA district in South Kashmir. During searching, an encounter broke out at about 0750 Hrs. when terrorists opened fire upon security forces. In the operation the troops were able to neutralize LeT Divisional Commander Abu Dujana @ Hafiz (FT) and Arif Nabi Dar @ Rehan r/o Lelihar, Pulwama. Troops have also been able to recover one AK-56 rifle with 04 Magazines and one Pistol with huge amount of ammunition.
Abu Dujana, the LeT commander is an A++ category foreign terrorist active in South Kashmir area since 2014 and was involved in major attacks on security forces in past 2-3 years. Killing of Abu Dujana has been a major achievement for the joint troops of CRPF, SOG (JKP) and RR.