The gunfight started on Saturday evening after a joint team of police and security forces received an input about the presence of terrorists in the area.
The firefight started after a joint team of police and security forces got an input about the presence of terrorists in that area.
They have been identified as Talib Hussain of Rajouri and Faisal Ahmed Dar of Pulwama.
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In the ensuing encounter, two terrorists were killed and their bodies were retrieved from the site.
For the first time, authorities have issued radio frequency identification (RFID) tag to each pilgrim so that his/her movement is monitored for safety and security purposes.
An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Monday. Police said that the encounter has started at Nowpora-Kherpora, Trubji area of Kulgam. Police and security forces are on the job. According to sources, the gunfight started after a joint team of security forces got an input about the presence of terrorists in that area.
It has come to fore that Fareed Ahmad received arms and ammunition from one suspect during the month of March and he was tasked to attack police personnel in Doda.
Indian army rescued a group of Bakarwals consisting of four children and three adults who were stranded due to a snow storm for the past 2 days near Chhut Pass in Jammu & Kashmir. Army soldiers from Sangam base noticed the stranded group and approached them. It was learnt they the group had lost most of their livestock and their makeshift tent was wrecked by strong winds, consequently leaving them with no food.
Two encounters are underway in Kashmir between the terrorists and security forces at Tujjan area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district and at Sopore in North Kashmir's Baramulla district on Tuesday.
There have been a series of encounters between the terrorists and security forces in Kashmir over the last few months in which many terrorists and their commanders have been eliminated.
Inspector General of Police, Kashmir zone, Vijay Kumar said one of the slain militants was identified as Jan Mohammad Lone, who was allegedly involved in the killing of a bank manager in Kulgam district recently.
In the initial exchange of fire, five police personnel received minor injuries and were immediately evacuated to hospital for the treatment of their injuries.
They have been identified as Junaid Ahmad Sheergojri of Gadoora, Pulwama, Fazil Nazir Bhat of Drabgam, Pulwama and Irfan Ahmad Malik of Arabal Nikas, Pulwama.
There have been a series of anti-terror operations in Kashmir over the last few months in which many terrorists and their commanders have been eliminated.