J&K: 4 terrorists killed in two separate encounters | India News

SRINAGAR: Four terrorists, including one Pakistani were killed in two separate encounters in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday.
An unidentified terrorist was killed in an encounter at Semthan village of Bijbehra in Anantnag district, police said.
A joint team of police, Army and CRPF launched a search operation after receiving information about the presence of terrorists in the area.
Police said that as the joint team of forces intensified searches near the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists opened fire, which was retaliated to, triggering an encounter.
Another encounter broke out in Khandipora village of Awantipora in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday evening.
ADGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar in a tweet said that three terrorists have been killed in Pulwama and their identity is being ascertained.
One of the slain terrorists is believed to be a Pakistani and the other a local, both with links to Lashkar-e-Taiba.
The local was identified as Mukhtar Bhat, involved in several terror crimes including killing of an ASI of CRPF and two RPF personnel.
ADGP Kumar also said that the terrorists were planning a suicide attack on a security forces camp. An AK-47 rifle, an AK-56 rifle and a pistol have been recovered from the encounter site.

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