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6 Terrorists, 1 Army Personnel Killed In Encounters In Jammu & Kashmir

Six terrorists affiliated with proscribed terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) have been killed in two separate encounters in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag and Kulgam districts said police on Thursday. One Army personnel also lost his life during these encounters.

According to the Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, four of the killed terrorists have been identified so far. Of these, two are Pakistani and two are local terrorists. The identity of the other two terrorists is being ascertained. Two M4 rifles and four AK47 were recovered.

Three Army jawans and one Jammu and Kashmir Police jawan got injured. Later, an Army jawan succumbed to his injuries while the rest are stable

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“Six terrorists of proscribed terror outfit JeM killed in two separate encounters. 4 among the killed terrorists have been identified so far as two Pakistani & two local terrorists. Identification of other 02 terrorists is being ascertained. A big success for us,” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted this morning, quoting Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar.

An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in the Mirhama area of Kulgam district on Wednesday.

Another encounter broke out at Nowgam Shahabad in the Dooru area of Anantnag on Wednesday. 

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