ANANTNAG: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday categorically stated that the two terrorists, who were gunned down in Anantnag’s encounter were from Pakistan and belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant outfit.
"The preliminary investigation suggests that both the killed terrorists are from Pakistan. Based on seizures made from the spot and other incriminating materials collected so far confirmed they were a part of outlawed Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant outfit," Jammu and Kashmir, Zonal Police Headquarters said in a statement.
At least two terrorists were killed in the encounter that broke out between security personnel and terrorists in Shistargam Dooru area of Anantnag district in Jammu and Kashmir.
The encounter began late Friday night, which continued for quite some time. The operation ended without any collateral damage.
"The encounter broke out at Shistargam Dooru area of Anantnag district Army, Anantnag Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) strongly retaliated to the attack. A huge cache of arms and ammunition have also been recovered following the encounter," Jammu and Kashmir police said earlier in the day.