Kashmir: 4 terrorists killed, one held in 3 overnight encounters

at 8:44 am

Srinagar: In a major success, security forces overnight killed 4 terrorists, including a Pakistani, in 3 simultaneous encounters at 3 different places in Kashmir.

One terrorist was caught alive, police said this morning.

“We had launched joint operations at 4-5 locations last night,” Inspector General of Police (Kashmir Zone) Vijay Kumar said about the operations.

He said 2 terrorists of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit, including a Pakistani, were killed in the encounter in Pulwama district.

One terrorist each of another Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was killed in encounters in Ganderbal & Handwara, Kumar said.

The encounters in Handwara & Pulwama are over.