Jaish terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in South Kashmir's Anantnag

The brief exchange of firing took place between terrorists and the security forces.

Published: 08th June 2019 11:31 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th June 2019 11:42 AM   |  A+A-


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ANANTNAG: A Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist was Saturday killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, a police official said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Verinag area of the south Kashmir district following specific information about the presence of terrorists there, the official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists fired on the security forces, who retaliated.

In the exchange of fire, one JeM terrorist was killed, the official said, adding his identity was being ascertained.

Incriminating material including arms and ammunition was recovered from the site of the gun-battle, he said.


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