According to the Jammu and Kashmir police, the encounter took place at Qasbayar area of the south Kashmir district where the Jaish-e-Mohammad commander Yasir Parray and a foreign ultra were killed.
The Hizbul Mujahideen militant was arrested by security forces in south Kashmir’s Khrew area.
Abu Saifullah, who was also known as Adnan, Ismail and Lamboo, was involved in a series of terror attacks, including the Pulwama attack of February 14, 2019
The police have not disclosed the identity of two local militants.
According to the officials, the ultras barged into the house of SPO Fayaz Ahmad at Hariparigam in Awantipora area of the district around 11 pm and opened fire on the family.
Kashmir Zone Police had taken to Twitter to inform that that efforts were being made to get two militants taking refuge inside a mosque in Shopian after an overnight encounter to surrender.
A cordon and search operation was launched by security forces in Dobhi Mohalla in Kakapora area of the South Kashmir district.
40 personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were killed on February 14, 2019, after a suicide bomber rammed an IED-laden truck into the force’s convoy
On February 14, 2019, 40 personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were killed after a suicide bomber rammed an IED-laden truck into a CRPF convoy
An AK-47 rifle, two pistols, two grenades were found on the slain militants, the police added.
Pakistan alleged that the BJP government launched the Balakot strike to manipulate public sentiment in order to win elections.
Grenade misses target and hits road, says a police official
PM Narendra Modi's statement came days after Pakistan's Science & Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry admitted his country's role in the Pulwama attack.
The Pulwama attack case was solved by the NIA after piecing together the electronic evidence and statements of terrorists and their sympathisers arrested in different cases, an official said.
Security forces said they used tear smoke shells to force the holed up militants out of the mosque. They were then killed by the forces while maintaining the sanctity of the religious place, police said.
In two encounters since Tuesday, the security forces have killed 5 Jaish-e-Mohammad militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
'A major incident of a vehicle-borne IED blast was averted by timely action of Pulwama Police, CRPF and Army,' Kashmir Zone Police said
The policeman who was critically wounded in the attack has been moved to a Srinagar hospital.
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