Two militants killed in encounter

Team Udayavani, Nov 29, 2018, 9:28 AM IST

Srinagar: Two militants were killed Thursday in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. 

“Based on a credible input about the presence of terrorists at Sharshali in Awantipora area of Pulwama district, a cordon and search operation was launched swiftly by security forces in the early hours of Thursday,” a police official said. 

The official said as the searches were going on, the security forces were fired upon by militants. The fire was retaliated by security forces, leading to a gunfight.

“In the ensuing encounter, two terrorists were neutralized and the bodies were retrieved from the site of encounter. Their identities and affiliations are being ascertained,” he said.

Incriminating material, including arms and ammunition, were recovered from the site of encounter, he said adding police have registered a case and initiated investigation in the matter.

Two militants killed in encounter

Team Udayavani, Nov 18, 2018, 10:42 AM IST

Srinagar: Two militants were Sunday killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Based on a credible input about presence of militants, a cordon and search operation was launched by security forces at dawn in Rebban area of Zainapora in the south Kashmir district, a police spokesman said.

He said as the search operation was going on, the search party was fired upon by hiding militants.

The fire was retaliated leading to an encounter in which two militants were killed, the spokesman said.

He said the bodies were retrieved from the site of encounter and their identities are being ascertained.

Incriminating material including arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter,the spokesman said, adding police have registered a case and initiated investigation in the matter.

No collateral damage took place during the encounter, he said.

Two militants killed in encounter

Team Udayavani, Oct 24, 2018, 10:09 AM IST

Srinagar: Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Nowgam area of the city on Wednesday, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the city on information that some militants had sneaked in the area.

The militants opened fire on security forces, triggering a gunbattle in which two ultras were killed. 

A police official said locals have been told not to go near the operation site till the area has been santiised.

Authorities have snapped mobile Internet services in the city and shut educational institutions as a precautionary measure.

Two militants killed in encounter

Team Udayavani, Jun 18, 2018, 12:46 PM IST

Srinagar: Two militants were killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir today, the Army said.

The operation comes a day after the Centre announced its decision not to extend the ceasefire in the state.

An Army official said that security forces launched an anti-militancy operation in Bandipora district this morning following information about presence of militants in the area. He said two militants have been killed so far even as the operation continues to be in progress.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants was not immediately known. Security forces have adopted a proactive approach setting up check barriers at various places across the valley including the summer capital of the state.

Police and other security agencies were carrying out random checks of vehicles entering the city at various places. The intensification in the area domination operations and checking of vehicles comes in the wake of significant rise in number of attacks on security forces in the city during the month of Ramzan.

Two militants killed in encounter

Team Udayavani, Sep 4, 2017, 11:38 AM IST

Srinagar : Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore township of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district today, the police said. Acting on specific intelligence inputs about the presence of militants in Check-e-Brath area of Sopore, security forces launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) there, a police official said.

He said as the forces were conducting the search operation, the militants fired upon them. The forces retaliated, resulting in an encounter in which two militants were killed, the official said. He said the identity and group affiliation of the slain militants is being ascertained.

The operation is on, the official added.

Two militants killed in encounter

Team Udayavani, Jul 30, 2017, 12:22 PM IST

Srinagar: Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces today in Pulwama district of Kashmir, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Tahab area of Pulwama district last night following information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

He said a gunfight broke out between the two sides early today, in which two ultras were killed.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants was not known immediately as the search operation was still in progress, the official said.

Two militants killed in encounter

Team Udayavani, Feb 4, 2017, 3:06 PM IST

Jammu: Two militants were today killed in an encounter with security forces in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district while two police personnel were hurt in the operation.

Security forces launched an operation in Amargarh area of Baramulla district this morning following information about presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

He said the encounter broke out during the cordon and search operations, resulting in the killing of two militants, whose identity and group affiliation was not yet ascertained.

A Sub Inspector of police was injured while another officer was hurt during the operation, the official said.

He said an AK rifle and a pistol were among the weapons and other stores recovered from the scene of the gunbattle.

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