Two terrorists gunned down in Anantnag

23encounter01-1Two terrorists were gunned down in an encounter with security personnel on March 24 in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

The identities of the slained terrorist are yet to be ascertained.

As per reports, the encounter broke out at Shistargam Dooru area of Anantnag district. Army, Anantnag Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) strongly retaliated to the attack.

“A huge cache of arms and ammunition have also been recovered following the encounter,” Jammu and Kashmir police said.

“The identity of the terrorists are yet to be ascertained. While no collateral damage has been registered,” police added.

J&K DGP Shesh Paul Vaid took on his Twitter to respond on the encounter: “In an encounter in Shishitergam Police station Dooru Anantnag; today morning two bodies of terrorists have been recovered along with two AK47s, pistols, grenades and arms and ammunition.Efforts are on to identify the bodies. Operation concluded.”

As per reports, on March 23, the security forces, including the India Army, state police and the Central Reserve Police Force, surrounded Shistargam village in Dooru area following information that a group of militants was hiding there.