Two Lashkar and one foreign militant were killed in a brief encounter with security forces in South Kashmir’s Anantnag today.
Director General of Police (DGP) of Jammu and Kashmir SP Vaid tweeted, “In a chance encounter 3 terrorists killed near Anantnag by joint team of security forces. Their identities are being ascertained. Well done!”
As per intial reports the slain militants have been identified as: Mudassir Hajam, Showkat Lohar and one unknown foreign militant.
The firing is still on and more details are awaited.
On July 10, seven people, including six women and one man, died and several more were injured after terrorists struck a bus carrying Amarnath Yatra pilgrims in near Khanabal Chowk in south Kashmir’s Anantnag.