6 JeM terrorists killed in separate encounters in South Kashmir
New Delhi : Six terrorists, including two Pakistan nationals, were killed on Wednesday in in two separate encounters with the security forces in Anantnag and Kulgam districts of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
Two anti-terrorist operations were launched by security forces on Wednesday evening at Nowgam Anantnag and Mirhama village in Kulgam district.
"Six terrorists of proscribed terror outfit JeM killed in two separate encounters. 4 among the killed terrorists have been identified so far as two Pakistani & two local terrorists. Identification of other 02 terrorists is being ascertained. A big success for us," Kashmir Zone police tweeted this morning, quoting Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar.
One policeman was injured in the first shootout at Nowgam Anantnag. Later, in the gun battle, three terrorists, including a Pakistani terrorist, were killed, police said.
Soon after the Anantnag encounter, security forces launched another operation at Mirhama in Kulgam where three terrorists were killed in a brief encounter.
Police said they suspected the presence of another terrorist in the area.