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2 terrorists killed in J & K

One of them was allegedly associated to Jaish-e-Mohammed killed in encounter in Jammu & Kashmir

Two terrorists including the one who was associated with banned terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed aka JeM were killed in an encounter that took place between security forces and terrorists at Wanigam Payeen Kreeri area of Baramulla on Thursday, sources in Jammu and Kashmir said.

“We has a specific input that two terrorists were hiding in Wanigam Payeen area of Baramulla. Following the rip off, we conducted and a joint operation and search operation was launched by Baramulla Police, 29RR and 176Bn CRPF in the said area. During the search operation we found that the terrorists were hiding in the residential house of Mehraj-ud-din Wani and they were given opportunity to surrender. However, they fired indiscriminately upon the joint search party, which was retaliated leading to an encounter,” police said in a press statement.

“In the ensuing encounter, two terrorists were killed and their bodies were retrieved from the site of encounter. One killed terrorist has been identified as Abrar alias Langoo, who as per reliable sources is a Pakistnational and the other local killed terrorist has been identified as Amir Siraj, resident of Sopore affiliated with proscribed terror outfit JeM,” the press statement read.

As per police records, both the killed terrorists were involved in several terror crime cases including attacks on security forces and civilian atrocities.
Police said incriminating materials including arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter. All the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation and to probe their complicity in other terror crimes.
In this connection, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered and an investigation has been initiated.
(Source: Agencies)

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