J&K: Two terrorists neutralized in Baramulla; ammunition recovered


Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir): Two terrorists were neutralized in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, officials said on Friday. The encounter began on Thursday at Check Mohalla Nowpora in the Sopore area of North Kashmir in Baramulla District.

“In the ensuing encounter, 2 terrorists have been neutralized. Identification and affiliation are being ascertained. Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition recovered,” Kashmir Zone Police posted on X.

Meanwhile, Inspector-General of Police (IGP) of Kashmir VK Birdi said that the security forces got information on Thursday evening that there was a possibility of two terrorists’ presence in Sopore.

“The security forces got information last evening that there was a possibility of two terrorists’ presence in Sopore. During the cordon and search operation, the terrorists attacked the security forces. The operation went on overnight till today afternoon… Two terrorists have been neutralised and arms and ammunition have been seized… Their identity is being verified, but one of their code names is Saifullah,” Kashmir IGP said.

“The encounter started last night and this morning two terrorists have been killed. Incriminating material, arms and ammunition have been recovered,” he said.

Further details are awaited.
Earlier on Thursday, the Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police launched a joint search operation in Uri, Baramulla and one suspected individual was apprehended. The search operation was launched based on specific inputs from intelligence agencies, the Indian Army’s Chinar Corps said.

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