Kulgam: A Pakistani terrorist linked with the proscribed terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) was killed during the Kulgam encounter, informed Kashmir Zone Police on Monday. The terrorist has been identified as Abu Hurarah. The Police also recovered incriminating materials, arms and ammunition including an AK rifle from his procession.
‘Killed terrorist has been identified as Abu Hurarah, a foreign Pakistani terrorist linked with proscribed terror outfit JeM. Incriminating materials, arms & ammunition including AK rifle recovered’, Kashmir Zone Police tweeted quoting Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Kashmir, Vijay Kumar.
Earlier, one Army soldier and two civilians were injured. All three injured civilians were shifted to the hospital for treatment. An encounter had broken out in the Beatport area of Kulgam earlier in the day. The Police along with the security forces are carrying out the operation in the region, said the police. ‘Encounter begins at Batpora area of Kulgam. Police and security forces are carrying out the operation’, The Kashmir Zone Police informed.
In another incident, an infiltration bid was foiled along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Kupwara district of north Kashmir as security forces killed two terrorists and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition, said police. According to police, the terrorists were trying to infiltrate the LoC near Tekri Nar area of Machil sector in Kupwara.