Srinagar: Six terrorists were on Saturday killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Tral, Pulwama. Further, one of the militants killed includes Zakir Musa’s top aid, Spliha Mohd which is a breakthrough for security forces in the valley. Also Read - 3 Local BJP Leaders Killed by Militants in Kashmir’s Kulgam, Resistance Front Claims Responsibility
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There has hardly been a let up in violence in the valley. On December 15, three Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists were killed and one soldier martyred in an encounter which broke out during wee hours of Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Further, eight civilians were killed, and 50 others, wounded in a subsequent clash in the area, out of which nine are said to be critically injured. Also Read - Entire Jammu and Kashmir Has Been Converted Into a Jail: Mehbooba Mufti Slams Centre
The authorities have suspended mobile internet in Pulwama and rail services between the Kashmir Valley and Bannihal town in the Jammu region were cancelled. Former J&K chief Minister in a tweet attacked the state administration and claimed that it was not working on restoring peace in the valley.