New Delhi: Two terrorists were on Saturday killed by security forces in an encounter which broke out at Dadoora area of Pulwama. Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT)’s top commander Zahid Nazir Bhat also known as Zahid Tiger was also killed in the encounter. Also Read - Jammu and Kashmir: Police Inspector Shot Dead by Militants in Anantnag District; Area Cordoned Off
Further, a newly-joined terrorist was arrested by the security forces. Also Read - Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorists Lob Grenade at Security Forces Deployed in Tral, Jawan Injured
A search operation is currently underway. Also Read - 'Son, Don’t Get Frightened', Terrorist in J&K's Budgam Surrenders Before Security Forces; His Father Expresses Gratitude Towards Soldiers | Watch Video
Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition including tw-AK rifles were recovered from the militants.
“Two unidentified terrorists neutralised. Incriminating materials, arms & ammunition including tw- AK rifles recovered. Search underway,” Jammu and Kashmir Police told news agency ANI.
In another encounter which took place earlier in the day, two unidentified terrorists were gunned down by security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Chingam area of Kulgam district of south Kashmir late Friday night following specific inputs about the presence of militants there.