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Two Pakistani terrorists gunned down in Kashmir: police


Press Trust of India Srinagar
Two Pakistani Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir today, police said.
Acting on credible inputs about the presence of terrorists at Par Mohalla in Hajin area of Bandipora, security forces launched a cordon and search operation, a police spokesman said.
During the searches, the terrorists fired upon the forces' personnel, he said.
"In the ensuing encounter two terrorists were eliminated. From the incriminating material seized from the site of encounter, it is learnt that both the killed terrorists were from Pakistan and identified as Rizwan alias Jindaal and Ali alias Maaz," the spokesman said.
He said the slain men were affiliated with the LeT and involved in several attacks on security establishments and atrocities on civilians in the area.
"Huge quantity of arms and ammunition including rifles, magazines, pouches etc and incriminating material was recovered from the site of encounter," he added.

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First Published: Aug 30 2018 | 8:10 PM IST

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