Awantipora: An encounter has started between security forces and terrorists in Rajpora of Awantipora in district Pulwama on Monday evening. The security forces have taken the front. Firing continues from both sides.
Earlier on Sunday evening, there was an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Gundipora of Pulwama district, which lasted till Monday morning. Security forces killed two terrorists here. In the early hours of today, the security forces first killed a terrorist. After this, the second terrorist was also put to death. Both were associated with Jaish-e-Mohammed.
IG Kashmir Vijay Kumar told that on May 13, two terrorists, including Jaish terrorist Abid Shah, involved in the killing of unarmed policeman Riyaz Ahmed, were surrounded in Gundipora, Pulwama. Both have been killed in the encounter.