Asif Suhaf, Srinagar: A terrorist was killed in an ongoing encounter with a joint team of security forces in South Kashmir’s Pulwama in the early hours of Tuesday. The incident is of Padgampora Avantipora area. Two more terrorists are feared to be trapped here. At present, the operation of the security forces is going on.
According to information, two army personnel were injured during the encounter with the terrorists. Both the injured jawans have been admitted to 92 Base Army Hospital in Srinagar. Police said the body of the slain terrorist is yet to be recovered.
Police of Kashmir zone gave this information
Kashmir Zone Police on Twitter said, “Encounter has started at Padgampora Awantipora in Pulwama district. Police and security forces are on the job.”
Jammu and Kashmir Police, while updating about the operation against terrorists, said, “One terrorist killed in the encounter. However, his body is yet to be recovered.”
#AwantiporaEncounterUpdate: 01 #terrorist killed. Body of the killed terrorist yet to be retrieved. #Encounter in progress. Further details shall follow.@JmuKmrPolice https://t.co/2Wl6bIhYZH
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) February 27, 2023
Kashmiri Pandit was killed two days ago
Let us tell you that two days before the encounter this morning, terrorists had shot dead a 40-year-old Kashmiri Pandit, a bank ATM guard, in Pulwama district. This was the first attack on a member of the minority community in Kashmir this year.
Last year, terrorists carried out around 30 attacks on civilians, killing 18 people including three Kashmiri Pandits, a bank manager from Rajasthan, a female teacher from Jammu and eight non-local workers.