In an encounter that broke in the early hours of Saturday, July 25 in Jammu & Kashmir, the Indian security forces gunned down two terrorists. The identity of the killed terrorists is yet to be asserted.
IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar confirmed the development and said, “One more terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter, thus taking the toll to two in the Ranbirgarh gunbattle. However, the identities of terrorists are yet to be ascertained.”
A police official said, “A Joint team of security forces including the Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu Kashmir Police, the Army and CRPF launched a search operation after receiving specific inputs about the presence of terrorists in the area.”
With this, at least 143 terrorists have been neutralised by forces in Kashmir this year.
The security forces have cordoned the area and are conducting a search operation to ascertain the security of the region.