Five Hijbul Mujahiddin and Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists have been gunned down by the security forces in an encounter that broke out on saturday in Chowgam area of Qazigund town.
The killed terrorists were identified as Gulzar Ahmad Padder, Faisal Ahmad Rather, Zahid Ahmad Mir, Masroor Molvi and Zahoor Ahmad Lone.
Police and security forces were carrying out a search operation based on an input about the presence of terrorists in the area.
Police have seized arms and ammunition from the site of encounter. Police have registered a case and initiated an investigation into the matter.
Inspector General of Police SP Pani stated that a search operation is underway.In the wake of the encounter, train services between Baramulla and Qazigund were suspended. operation
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