Srinagar: Most of the terrorists neutralized by the security forces were from LeT, followed by Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM), Al-Badr, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), and Ansar Gazwat-ul-Hind.
With two local terrorists belonging to Lashkar-e-Taiba killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar on Friday, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that 78 terrorists have been neutralized in the valley so far this year.
"Two (a total of two) local terrorists belonging to Lashkar-e-Taiba were killed. With today's operation, police along with security forces neutralized 78 terrorists in the valley so far this year," said Kumar in a statement issued today.
He further said, "In these encounters, most of the terrorists (39 out of 78) were affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT followed by Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM), Al-Badr, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Ansar Gazwat-ul-Hind."
Earlier today, security personnel neutralized two unidentified terrorists during an encounter in Alamdar Colony, Danmar area in Srinagar, according to the Kashmir Zone Police.
A search operation is currently underway, it said. Further details are awaited, it added.
The Kashmir Zone Police, in a tweet, said, "#SrinagarEncounterUpdate: 02 unidentified #terrorists killed. #Search going on. Further details shall follow."
The police had said earlier that an encounter broke out at the Danmar area in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar in the wee hours on Friday.
"Encounter has started at Alamdar Colony, Danmar area of Srinagar. Police and security forces are on the job," the Kashmir Zone Police had tweeted.
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