Three terrorists of Jaish-e-Mohammad have been killed during an encounter in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir this morning.
Two army soldiers were also injured in the anti-terror operation which took place at the Nagnad-Chimmer area of the south Kashmir district, police said.
The encounter started after police, army and CRPF launched the joint pre-dawn operation following specific information about the presence of terrorists in the area.
“Three terrorists of JEM (Jaish-e-Mohammad) have been killed,” Vijay Kumar, IGP Kashmir told NDTV.
#KulgamEncounterUpdate: Another #unidentified#terrorist killed (total 03). #Incriminating materials including #arms & #ammunition recovered. Search going on. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolicehttps://t.co/L74a825FBw
– Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) July 17, 2020
The search operation turned into an encounter when the terroists opened fire on the security forces. A fierce gun battle followed in which three terrorists were killed. Two soldiers were also injured in the operation.
On July 5, two terrorists were killed in an encounter at Arreh village in Kulgam.