Srinagar: In an ongoing encounter that started in the Padgampura neighbourhood of south Kashmir's Pulwama district early on Tuesday, security forces killed two terrorists supported by Pakistan.
A total of two terrorists have been killed so far. Incriminating materials including arms & ammunition have been recovered from the terrorist.
Earlier, the killed terrorist that was killed had been identified as Aqib Mustaq Bhat from Pulwama. He initially worked for the Hizbul Mujahideen terror outfit, nowadays he had been working with TRF. He is also the killer of Kashmiri Pandit, Sanjay Sharma.
"One terrorist killed. The body of the killed terrorist is yet to be retrieved. Encounter in progress," the police said.
A joint team of police and security services received information about the presence of terrorists in that location, which led to the start of the combat.
Combat began between terrorists and security forces
Terrorists in the area started fire while security personnel had just cordoned it off, prompting a response from the security forces. Terrorists and security forces have recently engaged in a number of encounters in Kashmir, in which numerous militants have been killed.
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