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Two terrorists killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag

Additional Director General of Police J&K, Vijay Kumar said that the encounter took place in Thajiwara area of Bijbehara.

Statesman News Service | Jammu |

Two terrorists of the Ansar-Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGuH) outfit were killed on Wednesday in an encounter with security forces at Bijbehara in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

Additional Director General of Police J&K, Vijay Kumar said that the encounter took place in Thajiwara area of Bijbehara.

Both the terrorists have been identified as Fayaz and Owais Khan, who have been found linked with the terror outfit AGuH. They were involved in several terror attacks including an attack on police personnel in Cheeniwooder Srigufwara on July 3, in which one police personnel Firdous Dar got seriously injured.

Meanwhile, two hybrid terrorists of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Faizan Fayaz Bhat, a resident of Budan Rafiabad and Yawar Nizam Mir, a resident of Konso Shopian have been arrested by the Shopian Police. Arms and ammunition including two pistols have been recovered from their possession, the police official said.