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Six JeM Terrorists Killed In Kashmir Encounters

Six terrorists affiliated with Pakistan-based outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) have been killed in two separate encounters in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag and Kulgam districts, the police said on Thursday morning.

Inspector general of police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said that four of the killed terrorists have been identified so far. Of these, two are Pakistani and two are local terrorists. The identity of the remaining two terrorists is being determined.

Officials said that the operations were launched on Wednesday evening.

As per available information, security forces launched the operation in Kulgam based on a tip-off about the presence of terrorists. When the forces were conducting searches in the area, they were fired upon by the hiding terrorists.

The second encounter took place in Nowgam Shahabad area of Dooru in neighbouring Anantnag, an official said.

In the initial firing, a policeman was injured and he was shifted to the hospital, he said.

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