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Kulgam military Op: Two JeM militants trapped, says police

Armed forces personnel stands deployed near military operation site in Kashmir. [FPK File Photo]

Kulgam: Two militants affilaited with Jaish-e-Muhammad outfit are trapped in the ongoing military operation against militants in Awhatto area of Kulgam district in south Kashmir, police said.

ADGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar through his official Twitter handle, The Kashmir Police Zone said, “Two local militants of proscribed militants outfit JeM trapped in the ongoing encounter. Both the trapped militants are involved in several terror crime cases”.The operation started after a joint team of police, Army and CRPF recieved information about the presence of militants in the area, police officials said.

Pertinently, this is the second military operation that Kulgam witnessed in last 24 hours. Earlier, Abu-Huraira, a Pakistani militant affiliated with Jaish-i-Muhammad was killed on Monday evening in Batpora area of the district.

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