NEW DELHI: Two terrorists were killed as the Army foiled an infiltration bid in Gurez sector in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday, Police said.
“Army had launched a massive search operation yesterday evening at Dhurmut forest area at Kundalwan in Gurez after noticing suspicious movement when they were on routine patrol of the forests,” a senior police official said, adding, “Two terrorists were shot down today in the ensuing gunfight.”
Yesterday, top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Ayub Lelhari was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Banderpora village of Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama.
This year, the Army has foiled a total of 24 infiltration bids along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir, and 41 armed intruders have been eliminated in such operations.
More details awaited.