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2 terrorists killed in Srinagar after recent attack on CRPF troops


Two terrorists were killed in a Srinagar on Sunday, the police said, after a recent attack on the CRPF troops. The police is yet to identify the terror outfit to which the two terrorists belong. In a tweet, the Kashmir Zone police wrote: "Two Pakistani terrorists who were involved in recent terror attack on CRPF Personnel, neutralised in Srinagar encounter. Arms & ammunition, other incriminating materials recovered." A commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit, who was involved in several attacks on civilians, including non-locals and security personnel, was also killed in an encounter in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. Identified as Nisar Ahmad Dar, he was a top ranking commander in the LeT, police said. A joint search operation was launched by security forces in Sirhama area based on inputs of the presence of terrorists, according to a J&K police spokesperson. “As the search party proceeded towards the spot, the hiding terrorist fired indiscriminately upon the search party, which retaliated, leading to an encounter. In the ensuing encounter, the hiding terrorist was killed and his body was retrieved from the site of encounter,” the spokesperson said

45 terrorists have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir since January this year, the Kashmir police said on Saturday.

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