Srinagar : The Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist, who was killed in an encounter with security forces in Parivaan area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district, has been identified as a Pakistani national. A police personnel was martyred and a terrorist was killed in the encounter. Three fellow soldiers and two civilians were injured.
Police said the slain Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist has been identified as Babar Bhai from Pakistan, who was active in the Shopian-Kulgam areas since 2018. Arms and ammunition including one AK rifle, one pistol and two grenades have been recovered from the slain terrorist.
Acting on specific information about the presence of terrorists, a joint team of police and security forces cordoned off the area and after launching a search operation, an encounter broke out between the terrorists and the security forces.