3 terrorists gunned down in encounter in Srinagar

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Srinagar: Three terrorists were gunned down by joint security forces of the Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) police on Friday morning after an overnight encounter in Srinagar, police said.

According to police officials, one of the killed terrorists has been identified as Suhail Ahmad Rather and he was affiliated with the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terror outfit. The proceedings to identify the other three terrorists are currently underway, the officials said, adding that arms and ammunition, along with other incriminating material, have been recovered from the site.

“A terrorist identified as Suhail Ahmad Rather, affiliated with terror outfit JeM, along with two other unidentified terrorists neutralised in an encounter with security forces in Srinagar late night,” said Vijay Kumar, the inspector general of Kashmir Police.

“Incriminating material including arms and ammunition recovered.”

“As revealed during yesterday’s Press Conference, terrorist Suhail was also involved in Zewan Terror Attack. All terrorists involved in the Zewan attack have been neutralised,” Kashmir Zone Police on Twitter quoted Kumar as saying.

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