Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday said two militants, including a Jaish commander, were killed in a gunfight with the armed forces in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district.
Big achievement.Another top Commander of #Jaish Fayaz Panzoo killed along with his associate. He was involved in attack on CRPF at Anantnag town on June 12,2019 in which 5 CRPF Personnel were killed & SHO Arshad Khan was seriously injured who later succumbed to injuries. https://t.co/DCJLmJvyLS
— J&K Police (@JmuKmrPolice) July 30, 2019
A police official said a cordon & search operation was launched jointly by police and forces in Katoo Bijbehara area of Anantnag following a “credible” input.
During the search operation, the hiding militants fired on the search party, he said, adding that the fire was retaliated, leading to a gunfight.
“In the ensuing encounter, two militants were killed and the bodies were retrieved from the site of encounter. Incriminating material including arms & ammunition was recovered from the site of the encounter,” he said.