A top-ranking LeT terrorist Asif was neutralized by security personnel in Sopore, J&K. He was the one who held recent shootout and injuries to 3 family members of a fruit trader in Sopore. Among the injured, was a young girl Asma Jan, who was later shifted to AIIMS, Delhi. Asif was also responsible for shooting at a migrant labor Shafi Alam in Sopore. The encounter came after security forces arrested 8 LeT terrorists.