Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) [India]: One more terrorist has been killed in the ongoing encounter in the Mitrigam area of Pulwama, said police on Thursday (April 28).
On Wednesday, an encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in the Mitrigam area of Pulwama. A terrorist was killed earlier during the encounter.
Both the terrorists killed in the encounter had been involved in a series of attacks on outside labourers in the district in March-April 2022, said IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar.
The neutralised terrorists have been identified as Aijaz Hafiz and Shahid Ayub and belong to the Al Badr terror outfit. Both of them are local terrorists, said the official.
Police also recovered two AK-47 rifles.
According to Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, two-three terrorists, including a Pakistani terrorist of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit, were trapped inside the cordon.
The operation was halted in between due to the evacuation of civilians. (ANI)