An Army Jawan has been martyred while total three terrorists were killed in two separate encounters.
The first encounter took place at Gazigund area of Anantnag district in which a Lashkar-e-Toiba commander was gunned down b Security forces & an army jawan was martyred.
A top commander of Lashkar-e-Toiba, Asif Malik alias Abu Ukasha of Khahgund Verinag was killed in an Encounter in Gasigund village of Dooru in Anantnag district. Two more soldiers were wounded in the shootout.
The slain soldier was identified as Happy Singh and the injured as Bhupinder Singh and Kulwant Singh of 19 RR.
In the second encounter two terrorists were killed at Panzan area of Budgam district.
Two terrorists were killed in a gunfight with the Security forces in Panzan village of central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
SSP Budgam Tejinder Singh said searches are underway at the site of the gunfight which broke out early today following a search operation.
Singh said the bodies of the slain terrorists have been recovered from the Encounter site. “A search operation is underway,” he said, adding that the identity of the slain terrorists is yet to be ascertained.