Big Success For Security Forces In J&K, Six Jaish Terrorists Neutralised In Separate Encounters In Kulgam, Anantnag

by Swarajya Staff - Dec 30, 2021 08:56 AM +05:30 IST
Big Success For Security Forces In J&K, Six Jaish Terrorists Neutralised In Separate Encounters In Kulgam, AnantnagIndian Army soldiers during a gun battle between terrorists and security forces in J&K (Representative image) (Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

In a big success for security forces in Jammu and Kashmir, six terrorists including two Pakistani nationals were killed in two separate encounters in Kulgam and Anantnag districts on Wednesday (29 December).

The slain terrorists belonged to the Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed.

"Six terrorists of proscribed terror outfit JeM killed in two separate encounters. Four among the killed terrorists have been identified so far as two Pakistani and two local terrorists," Vijay Kumar, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir zone, said in a tweet.

"Identification of other two terrorists is being ascertained. A big success for us," Kumar added.

While one gun fight broke out in Kulgam district, another took place in Anantnag district – both in south Kashmir.

Acting on specific input about the presence of terrorists in Mirhama area of Kulgam district in south Kashmir district, security forces launched a cordon and search operation there, a police official said.

He said as the forces were conducting searches in the area, the hiding terrorists fired upon them.

The forces retaliated, ensuing a gunfight in which three terrorists were killed, the official said.

Another gunfight took place in Nowgam Shahabad area of Dooru in neighbouring Anantnag, the official said.

In the initial firing, a police personnel was injured and he was shifted to hospital, the official added.

The security forces also gunned down three terrorists in the Anantnag encounter.

The police said that the the terrorists killed in the Anantnag were involved in "several terror crimes and civilian atrocities".

(With inputs from PTI)

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