The safety forces have killed no less than 4 terrorists and recovered an enormous cache of arms and ammunition, together with one M4 gun in two separate encounters in south Kashmir’s Kulgam and Pulwama districts previously 16 hours.
Earlier in a late-night encounter, which began within the Chingam space of Kulgam, the safety forces together with J&Ok Police killed two Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists and recovered a classy weapon like an M4 gun. The encounter concluded at eight am this morning.
“An operation launched last evening on specific police input at Chingam-Kulgam concluded this morning with the elimination of a local and a Pakistani terrorist. The area under cordon included two local mosques as well. The ops party took full care and conducted a clean operation without any collateral damage. The slain terrorists belong to the JeM outfit. One MO 4 US rifle and one AK along with other warlike material have been recovered,” DGP Dilbag Singh mentioned.
“ In the ensuing encounter, 02 hardcore terrorists were killed and their bodies have been retrieved from the site of encounter. They have been identified as Tariq Ahmad Mir, son of Abdul Rahman Mir, resident of Zangalpora Divsar Kulgam and a Pakistani national identified as Sameer Bhai @Usman resident of Punjab Pakistan (‘A’ category terrorist), both affiliated with proscribed terror outfit JeM,” J&Ok police acknowledged in a press launch.
At round 3.30 pm, one other encounter broke in Pulwama district. Based on the inputs in regards to the presence of terrorists in Dadura village of Pulwama, a cordon and search operation was launched. It remained a short encounter and in just one hour, two extra terrorists have been killed and a pair of AK rifles together with different arms and ammunition was recovered from the spot, the J&Ok Police claimed.
Kashmir Zone Police tweeted, “ Encounter has started at #Dadoora area of #Pulwama. Police and security forces are on the job. later after an hour, Kashmir police update with the details saying that two terrorists got killed in encounter and arms and ammunition was recovered.”