Three unidentified terrorists were neutralized by security forces in an ongoing encounter with security forces in Kwarigam, Ranipora area of Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, informed Kashmir Zone Police.
This comes two days after two terrorists from Pakistan were killed in an encounter with security forces in Dadal forest area of Sundarbani Sector in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district and two AK-47 rifles and ammunition in heavy quantity were recovered from them, informed Defence PRO, Jammu.
In the operation, Nb Sub Sreejith M and Sep Maruprolu Jaswanth Reddy received fatal injuries, said Defence PRO.
A statement issued by Defence PRO, Jammu, said that based on information regarding infiltration and movement of terrorists in the area of Dadal, Sundarbani Sector, District Rajouri (J-K), the Army had launched extensive search operations with effect from June 29, 2021.
Subsequently, the information was corroborated on July 8, 2021, and a search and destroy patrol seeking pro-active engagement with the terrorists, spotted the terrorists in the Dadal forest area, and challenged them.
“The terrorists opened fire and lobbed hand grenades leading to a fierce encounter in which two foreign terrorists from Pakistan have been killed,” it added.
Earlier, on June 30, a soldier sustained minor injuries in an exchange of fire between a group of suspicious armed persons near village Dadal in Rajouri, a few kilometres from the Line of Control (LoC).