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6 Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists killed in an encounter in South Kashmir

6 Jaish-e-Mohammed

6 Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists including two Pakistani nationals were gunned down by the security forces in two separate encounters in South Kashmir’s Anantnag and Kulgam. The police had called it a big success for the forces.

On Thursday, Kashmir witnessed another encounter as 6 terrorists belonging to the terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed were killed down in two separate encounters in South Kashmir’s Anantnag and Kulgam. The police have called it a big success for the forces. As per the police, two of the six were Pakistani nationals and two were local militants, the identification process of the other two is being looked upon. According to the senior officials, a gunfight broke out between the security forces and the terrorists when the Security forces launched a cordon and search operation acting on a tip-off about the presence of terrorists in the Mirhama area of Kulgam district. It is also learned that as the forces were conducting the search operation, they were fired upon by the terrorist, and the forces retaliated, killing three terrorists. 

Further, the police also stated that another gunfight took place in the Nowgam Shahabad area of Dooru in neighboring Anantnag. The police also said that a policeman was injured and has been shifted to hospital. The Inspector-General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar stated that the police recovered one M4, two AK rifles, and ammunition from the two encounters. Vijay Kumar has also termed the encounter a big success. Taking it to Twitter, Kashmir Zone Police tweeted “6 #terrorists of proscribed #terror outfit JeM killed in two separate #encounters. 4 among the killed terrorists have been identified so far as (2) #Pakistani & (2) local terrorists. Identification of other 02 terrorists is being ascertained. A big #success for us: IGP Kashmir.”

This year, there have been over 86 encounters and 168 terrorists have been killed by the security forces in Kashmir. Among them, 19 terrorists were foreigners, while 149 were locals.

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