Two terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in the Trubji area in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam, informed the officials on Monday.
“#KulgamEncounterUpdate: 01 more #terrorist killed (Total 02). #Operation going on. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice,” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted. An encounter broke out in the Nowpora-Kherpora, Trubji area in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam on Monday, the police said.
Further details are awaited.
Earlier in the day, Doda Police, in collaboration with security forces, apprehended a terrorist and recovered a Chinese handgun, two magazines, 14 live cartridges, and a mobile phone from his hands.
According to authorities, the terrorist has been identified as Fareed Ahmad, a resident of Koti Doda. Prior to the Amarnath yatra, a police detachment from Doda police station set up a Naka on the outskirts of Doda Town and apprehended a young guy carrying rifles and ammunition.
After the accused was apprehended and a special team began an investigation, it was discovered that Ahmad had obtained rifles and ammunition from a suspect in March 2022 and was charged with assaulting police officers in Doda.
The accused is extremely radicalised and used to receive calls from terror commanders headquartered over the border, motivating him to work for terror organisations in the Kashmir valley and the Doda area, according to preliminary investigations.