JAMMU/SRINAGAR, JUNE 20 (HP/Agency)
Three terrorists were killed in two separate encounters with security forces in Kashmir on Monday. With this, the number of terrorists killed in the last 24 hours increased to seven.
A police spokesman said that two terrorists were killed during the ongoing encounter in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Two terrorists were also killed in this encounter on Sunday.
A police spokesperson tweeted that incriminating material, arms and ammunition were recovered from the slain terrorists. Meanwhile, a terrorist was killed in another encounter in Pulwama district.
A police official said that the security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Chatpora area of Pulwama, after which the encounter started.
Security forces have launched ‘Operation Clean’ to eliminate terrorists from Kashmir. Under this, 119 terrorists have been killed this year, of which 34 were foreigners. In the last ten days, 24 terrorists have been killed.