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J-K: 2 terrorists killed in Budgam encounter

ANI | Updated: Nov 01, 2018 14:48 IST

Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Nov 1 (ANI): Two terrorists were gunned down by security forces during an encounter which broke out in Zagoo Arizal area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district on Thursday morning.
One security personnel has also sustained injuries and is currently undergoing treatment at a hospital. His condition is said to be stable.
The terrorists were killed after a joint search operation was launched by a team of police and security forces based on credible inputs about their presence in the area. The operation has concluded now.
The deceased terrorists have been identified as Mukhtar Ahmad Khan, a resident of Brass Arizal, Budgam and Mohd Amin Mir resident of Drangbal Pampore.
They were both involved in a series of terror attacks on security establishments in the area.
The Jammu and Kashmir Police, in a statement, said that during the search operation, terrorists fired on the security forces, which was retaliated.
Incriminating materials, including arms and ammunition, have been recovered from the site of encounter and a case has been registered.
The police have also requested residents to not venture near the encounter zone since such an area can prove dangerous due to stray explosive materials. They have also requested locals to cooperate with them till the area is completely sanitised.(ANI)