Srinagar, July 25: The security forces on Wednesday gunned down two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag region. As per latest reports, the gunbattle, which began this morning, has now concluded.
One of the slain terrorists has been identified as one Bilal Ahmad Dar while the other terrorist is yet to be identified.
The security forces were able to establish that the terrorists were affiliated to LeT ont he basis of incriminating materials seized, reported news agency ANI.
Earlier this week, the Army had gunned down three LeT terrorists who had abducted and killed Constable Saleem Shah of the Jammu and Kashmir police. The encounter had taken place at the Wani Mohalla locality of Khodweni, around a kilometre away from where Saleem's body had been found.
Hours after the killing of Saleem, the Forces got information about the presence of these three terrorists. It was learnt that they were hiding in a house, following which the area was cordoned off. The encounter took place at around 5.30 am on Sunday. The terrorists returned fire and even made a bid to escape from the house. The forces who had cordoned off the entire area, burnt down the house, following which the game was up. In the encounter two locals and one Pakistani terrorist was killed.