Three terrorists killed by security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir

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In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, THREE Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists including a top Pakistani Commander were gunned down by security forces in Nagnad Chimmer area of Damhal Hanji Pora belt in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district this morning.

Senior Superintendent of Police Kulgam Gurvinder Pal Singh said that a joint team of Kulgam Police, Army’s 9 Rashtriya Rifles and CRPF 18th Battalion launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) based on specific intelligence input about the presence of terrorists in the area.

He said that as the joint team of security forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists fired upon them which was retaliated triggering off an encounter that resulted into the killing of THREE terrorists.

DIG South Kashmir Atul Goel said that the three slain terrorists belonged to terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and one among them is a Pakistani terrorist.