Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in J-K’s Rajouri; operation underway

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Updated: August 06, 2021 3:03 PM

"It is a group of three to four terrorists of which two are foreign terrorists," Additional Director General of Police, (ADGP), Jammu Zone, Mukesh Singh said, adding that "we feel they have moved from Kashmir to this side".

jammu and kashmirThe operation was going on when reports last came in from the area, they said. (Representational image: IE)

Two terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Friday, officials said. The operation is going on in the Thanamandi forest belt area and so far, two militants have been killed, they said.

“It is a group of three to four terrorists of which two are foreign terrorists,” Additional Director General of Police, (ADGP), Jammu Zone, Mukesh Singh said, adding that “we feel they have moved from Kashmir to this side”. Security forces were tracking a group of militants in the forest belts of the district for the past one month through digital surveillance, he said.

“Today, we got inputs from Thanamandi and contact was established with the terrorists, resulting in an encounter in the forest belt,” Singh said. Firing started as soon as security forces zeroed-in on the location of the militants, the officials said. Superintendent of Police (SP) Rajouri Sheema Nabi Qasba, is supervising the operation.

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