Jammu and Kashmir: Two terrorists killed in Kulgam encounter

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Two terrorists were on Saturday killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

Chinar Corps-Indian Army in a tweet said, “Op Chingam, Kulgam. Cordon included two masjids. SF exercised strict restraint. Terrorists fired UBGL & AK during night. Civilians evacuated at first light. Two terrorists including one Pakistani terrorist eliminated. One M4 Rifle & one Pistol recovered. Op over.”

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Chingam area of Kulgam district late Friday night following specific inputs about the presence of terrorists there.

The search operation turned into an encounter after terrorists fired upon security forces, who retaliated. In the gunfight, two terrorists were killed.