Six militants of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), including two from Pakistan, were killed in two encounters at two different places in South Kashmir’s Anantnag and Kulgam. According to police, three JeM militants were killed in an overnight encounter at Doru in Anantnag. The encounter started after security forces launched an operation receiving information about the presence of militants in the area.
Three security men, including two personnel from Army’s Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and one from the police Special Operation Group (SOG), were injured. They were shifted to the hospital for medical aid. In the intense fighting, three militants were killed.
Hours before, three JeM militants were killed in an encounter at Mirham in Kulgam in a brief firefight with security forces. The encounter started after security forces received information about the presence of militants in the area, and launched a search operation.
During the searches, three JeM militants were killed in a brief encounter.
Giving details about the two encounters, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar in a tweet said: "Six JeM militants have been killed in two separate encounters. Four have been identified so far as two Pakistanis and two locals.The identity of others is being ascertained. A big success for us." An M4 rifle and some ammunition was recovered from the killed militants.