Srinagar: Two terrorists have been killed in separate encounters with security forces in north and south Kashmir areas.
The army today said that the operation is underway at Zoonareshi village in the frontier district of Kupwara. After receiving information about presence of terrorists in the village, troops launched operation and in the ensuing encounter a terrorist has been killed. Identity of terrorist is yet to be ascertained, the army spokesperson said.
Security forces suspect that the alleged terrorist killed in the encounter could have been part of a group of terrorists who have infiltrated from Pakistan occupied Kashmir last week.
In another encounter in Shopian area of south Kashmir, one terrorist was killed during an overnight operation by the security forces, the army said. Arms and ammunition have also been recovered from encounter site and a search operation is going on, the army said.