Kulgam: Two terrorists have been gunned down in Jammu & Kashmir during two separate encounters. As per the police, both the encounter took place at Kulgam area.
The neutralised terrorists have been identified as District commander of HM Shiraz Molvi and Yawar Bhat. Shiraz was active since 2016 and was involved in recruiting innocent youth into terror ranks and several civilian killings, informs IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar.
One unidentified terrorist killed in an encounter with security forces at . The operation is still underway.
Earlier, acting on specific inputs about the presence of militants in the Chawalgam area of Kulgam in south Kashmir, security forces launched a cordon and search operation, a police official said.
As the forces were conducting the searches in the area, the militants fired upon them and the security forces retaliated leading to an encounter, he said.
Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition recovered from their possession. Search operation underway.