Pulwama: Two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists were killed during an encounter with the security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.
The dead terrorists have been identified as Showkat Ahmad of Tral in Jammu and Kashmir and Usman of Pakistan.
The bodies of the militants were recovered from the encounter site. Beside, arms and ammunition, including M4 and AK 47 rifles and other incriminating materials were also recovered from the site, Jammu and Kashmir Police said.
In a statement, the state police said, “The terrorists were affiliated to prescribed terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM). The group was involved in a series of attacks and firing on the security forces’ camp in recent times. They were also involved in many other civilian atrocities in the area.”
The police further cautioned people not to venture into the encounter zone as stray explosive materials can prove to be dangerous.