Militants killed in J-K encounter identified as Pakistani nationals

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Srinagar, Mar 31 (ANI): The militants killed in the encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district have been identified as Pakistani nationals.

The security personnel have also recovered a diary that disclosed their identity as Abu Zarar, Abu Abdullah, Abu Shoaib and Abu Osama.

The security personnel have also found the food supplies that the militants brought with them. All of them have Pakistani registration marks, which further makes it clear that they all had come from Pakistan.

It is suspected that they came in groups from Pakistan and later split in three teams as three encounters were witnessed in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district in the last 48 hours.

Four militants and three security personnel were killed in the exchange of fire in Rajouri district that lasted nearly 12 hours.

The second encounter that took place at Dharamshall came to an end with terrorists fleeing back to the Pakistani side of the LoC; a police official was injured in the encounter.

Meanwhile, it has been reported that the encounter between security forces and militants is on in Jammu and Kashmir's Kolian area. (ANI)

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