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Two LeT terrorists killed in Anantnag encounter

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Srinagar: Two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of south Kashmir on Monday, police said.

Two soldiers the Army were also injured in the operation, an official spokesperson said.

The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Tangpawa area of the south Kashmir district late on Sunday night after receiving specific input about the presence of terrorists there, a police official said.

As the forces were conducting searches in the area, the terrorists fired at them. The forces retaliated and an encounter ensued, he said.

In the exchange of fire, two terrorists were killed this morning, he added.

Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said the slain terrorists belonged to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).

“Two local categorised #terrorists linked with proscribed #terror outfit LeT killed in #encounter. They were involved in several terror crime cases,” the ADGP said.

Two AK rifles and war-like stores were recovered from the encounter site, the spokesperson said.

Meanwhile, a police spokesman said the slain terrorists have been identified as Aasif Ahmad Reshi son of Mohammad Yaseen Reshi resident of Sheikhpora Marhama Bijbehara and Wakeel Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Ahad Bhat resident of Naibasti Marhama.

As per police records, both the killed terrorists were categorized terrorists and involved in several terror crime cases including attacks on police and security forces and civilian atrocities, the spokesman added.

He said that incriminating materials including arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter. All the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation.

In this regard, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation is in progress. People are requested to cooperate with the police till the area at encounter site is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials, if any, the spokesman added.

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