Three terrorists were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday, police said.
With today’s operation at Khulchohar area of Anantnag two LeT terrorists including one district commander & one HM commander Masood were neutralised, J&K DGP Sh Dilbagh Singh said.
He further said that Doda district in Jammu Zone becomes totally militancy free once again with the elimination of these three terrorists.
Security forces also recovered one AK Rifle along with two Pistols in the joint operation, Indian Army informed.
Op Chuhar (#Anantnag). Update. Three terrorists eliminated in the ensuing gunfight. 1 AK and 2 Pistols recovered. Joint Operation in progress.#TerrorismFreeKashmir #Kashmir #IndianArmy@adgpi @NorthernComd_IA https://t.co/tKeYLxrRIj
— Chinar Corps – Indian Army (@ChinarcorpsIA) June 29, 2020
The security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Khul Chohar in the south Kashmir district following information about the presence of terrorists in the area, a police official said.
The operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists fired upon a search party of the forces, who retaliated, the official said.