At least two terrorists were gunned down on Saturday morning after an encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Army personnel recovered the two bodies who are yet to be recognized. The security forces also recovered one each of Insas rifle and AKM. Reports suggested that the operations have finished and the troops are returning.
The exchange of fires began after a nightlong cordon and search operation in Tiken village of the district and two terrorists were trapped in the area.
A joint team of 55 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), 180/183 BN CRPF and SOG cordoned off the area after having tipoff about the presence of terrorists.
Prior to this on Friday, at least one Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorist was killed by security forces in an encounter in Tral, Pulwama district and one police personnel had also sustained injuries.
Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Dar-Ganiegund area of Tral, based on trustworthy information about the existence of terrorists in the area. A terrorist holed up in a house fired on the forces during the operation. In the retaliatory fire by Troops, the terrorist was gunned down. The body of the terrorist was recovered from the site along with incriminating materials including arms and grenades.