2 terrorists killed in encounters with security forces in Rajouri, Baramulla

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RAJOURI: One terrorist was killed by security forces in an encounter in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, the Indian Army said.

A large number of arms and ammunition comprising one AK56, four magazines of AK, 56 rounds of AK, a 1x9mm pistol with magazine, three grenades and one ammunition pouch was recovered from the terrorist, added the Indian army. The identity of the slain terrorist is being ascertained.

Early on Saturday morning, another terrorist was killed in another encounter in the Karhama Kunzer area of Baramulla. The slain person was identified as a terrorist linked with the proscribed terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Jammu and Kashmir police said.

The deceased was identified as Abid Wani hailing from Kulgam. Police said that incriminating materials, including an AK 47 rifle, were recovered from the terrorist. “Baramulla Encounter Update: Killed terrorist identified as Abid Wani S/O Mohd Rafiq Wani R/O Yarhol Babapora Kulgam, linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT. Incriminating materials, 01 AK 47 rifle recovered,” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted today.

On Friday, the Indian Army released the names of five soldiers who lost their lives during an encounter with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri sector. The deceased soldiers are Lance Naik Ruchin Singh Rawat, Paratrooper Siddhant Chettri, Naik Arvind Kumar, Havildar Neelam Singh, and Paratrooper Pramod Negi.

The five soldiers lost their lives in an anti-terror operation in Kandi area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri, officials said. (ANI)

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