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J&K: Two LeT terrorists killed, one surrenders in Kulgam

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Two terrorists were killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Sunday. One terrorist surrendered before the security forces.

Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists were gunned down by security forces in an encounter in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district while a third terrorist surrendered before police. The news was confirmed by SP Vaid, Director General of Police (DGP) of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), who tweeted about the same.

The encounter began this afternoon at a village in Kulgam as Jammu and Kashmir Police, along with the CRPF and the Army, were carrying out operations to clear a national highway ahead of the Amarnath Yatra, beginning June 28, a senior police official said.

“Reportedly two terrorists killed so far,” tweeted Jammu and Kashmir’s DGP Shesh Paul Vaid.

“Third terrorist surrenders with arms/ammunition to Police/SF,” SP Vaid said in another tweet.

Internet services have been suspended in Kulgam district, reported ANI. The encounter began this afternoon at a village in Kulgam as Jammu and Kashmir Police, along with the CRPF and the Army, were carrying out operations to clear a national highway ahead of the Amarnath Yatra, beginning June 28, PTI quoted a senior police official as saying.

Some reports say that terrorists could be of terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba.

On Friday, four terrorists reportedly affiliated to Islamic State J&K were gunned down by security forces. The terrorists have been identified as Dawood Ahmad Sofi, Majid Manzoor Dar, Aadil Rehman Bhat & Mohammad Ashraf Itoo. Also, incriminating material and a huge quantity of ammunition were seized from the site of encounter.