Two unidentified terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, the police said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Pethseer in Sopore area late on Monday night following information about the presence of terrorists there, a police official said.
He said the search operation turned into an encounter in the early hours of Tuesday as the terrorists opened fire on the security forces’ positions.
Two terrorists were killed in the exchange of fire with the security forces, the official said, adding that their identities and group affiliation are being ascertained.
Meanwhile, senior police officer Vijay Kumar said the total number of terrorists killed this year in Kashmir has crossed 100.
“Today, by the collective efforts of @JmuKmrPolice, @ChinarcorpsIA, @crpfindia and people of #Kashmir have led to #neutralisation of more than 100 #terrorists in the year of 2021 so far in Kashmir division,” Mr Kumar tweeted.
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