Police confirm HM terrorist killed in Anantnag encounter

| Updated: Aug 04, 2017 13:56 IST

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Aug 4 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday confirmed that one terrorist was killed last night in an encounter at Kanelwan area of Anantnag district in south Kashmir. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Kanelwan Anantnag encounter update. One militant killed. Arms ammunition recovered.</p>&mdash; J&K Police (@JmuKmrPolice) <a href="https://twitter.com/JmuKmrPolice/status/893291591586127872">August 4, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> "On a specific input about the presence of three terrorists in general area of Herpora Kanelwan Karvel Anantnag , an operation was launched by Anantnag police, 3 RR and CRPF 40/90 Bn. During search operation terrorists fired on the search party resulting in exchange of fire," the police said in a statement. The statement added: "At around midnight taking advantage of darkness two terrorists fired and managed to give a slip." The police further confirmed that one SLR, two magazines, 40 rounds, a Chinese hand grenade were recovered from the slain terrorist. "It was learnt that one individual riding a motorcycle with erased last numeral got killed in cross firing. No material leading to identity or I-card could be retrieved. Two mobile phones were seized from the said individual. One terrorist of Hijbul Mujahideen (HM) outfit namely Yawar Nissar Shergujri @ Algazi got killed in the encounter. One SLR, 2 magazines, 40 rounds, one Chinese hand grenade and a pouch was recovered from the slain terrorist. One solider of 3 RR namely Rifleman Rohit Kumar No. 13771129K also sustained injuries," the statement said. (ANI)