Three unidentified terrorists affiliated with Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) were gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's on Saturday. The encounter took place in the upper reaches of the forest area of Nagbaeran Tral of Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora today morning.
"TralEncounterUpdate: 03 unidentified #terrorist affiliated with proscribed #terror outfit JeM killed. #Search going on. Further details shall follow," the J-K police said in a tweet.
"An encounter has started in the upper reaches of the forest area of Nagbaeran Tral, Awantipora. Three unidentified terrorists affiliated with proscribed terror outfit JeM killed. Search operation underway, further details awaited" the Jammu and Kashmir Police said.
Two terrorists were neutralized on Friday by security officials in a similar encounter in Awantipora. The police had also recovered some incriminating material, including arms and ammunition.
Inspector general of Police, Vijay Kumar on Friday informed that one of the two terrorists killed in the Awantipora encounter was involved in killing a peon at a government school on July 23.