JeM terrorist killed in Kulgam encounter: Police

Security forces were engaged in an encounter with hiding militants at Batpora area of Kulgam

September 26, 2022 10:30 pm | Updated September 27, 2022 12:05 am IST - SRINAGAR

Security forces at the encounter site in Redwani area of south Kashmir Kulgam district. File photo

Security forces at the encounter site in Redwani area of south Kashmir Kulgam district. File photo | Photo Credit: Nissar Ahmad

A terrorist affiliated with the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) was killed in an anti-militancy operation in south Kashmir’s Kulgam on Monday night.

The terrorist has been identified as Abu Hurarah from Pakistan. “Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition, including AK rifle, (were) recovered,” Additional Director General of Police Vijay Kumar said.

Security forces had been engaged in an encounter with hiding militants at Batpora area of Kulgam since Monday evening, according to a police spokesman. One Army soldier and two civilians were injured in the encounter, the police said. All three injured were shifted to a hospital for treatment.

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