Two terrorists killed in overnight encounter in Jammu-Kashmir’s Pulwama

The encounter started at Gundipora in Pulwama on Sunday night after security forces launched a cordon and search operation to track terrorists in the area, a police spokesman said.

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One militant was shot dead on Monday morning, police said. (Representational image: IE)

Two suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists were killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Monday. The encounter started at Gundipora in Pulwama on Sunday night after security forces launched a cordon and search operation to track terrorists in the area, a police spokesman said.

He said the two ultras were killed in the gunbatlle. Security forces recovered two AK rifles and other incriminating material from the scene of the encounter.

Kashmir zone Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar on Sunday night said “Two Jaish-e-Mohammad militants, including the killer of constable Reyaz Ahmad, were trapped in the encounter with security forces.” The constable was killed in Pulwama on May 13.

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