Security forces have eliminated three terrorists belonging to Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) during two anti-terror operations in Jammu and Kashmir.
Security forces launched a cordon- and- search operation in Qazigund area of Anantnag district yesterday on a tip-off about the presence of terrorists in the area. Police said, in the ensuing encounter, LeT terrorist Asif Malik was eliminated. An Army jawan was martyred in the encounter.
In another encounter at Panzan in Budgam district, security forces neutralised two terrorists. The slain terrorists have been identified as Sheeraz Ahmad Bhat and Irfan Ahmad Dar of Hizbul Mujahideen.