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J&K: Two terrorists killed by security forces in Awantipora


Srinagar, June 14:Two terrorists with links to Lashkar-e-Taiba were killed by security forces after an encounter broke out in Braw Bandina area of Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora, Pulwama district.

J&K: Security forces exchange fire with terrorists in Awantipora, Pulwama

Arms and ammunition were also recovered. The terrorists were identified as Irfan Ahmad & Tassaduq Shah.

Jammu & Kashmir DGP Dilbagh Singh said,''A special operation was launched in Awantipora last night. 2 militants were killed in firefighting today. They are locals & have links with Lashkar-e-Taiba. One of them is Irfan Ahmad & other is Tassaduq Shah.''

Earlier, in a huge victory for security forces, wanted militant and the chief of the Kashmir unit of the al-Qaeda, Zakir Musa, was gunned down by security forces in Kashmir, on Thursday.

J&K: Two terrorists and two former cops who joined JeM gunned down

On 27 July 2017, an Al-Qaeda faction named then Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa as the head of the Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind cell was gunned down in Kashmir.

Musa was earlier appointed Burhan Wani's successor.

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