Terrorist Killed In Encounter At Jumagund Area Of North Kashmir’s Kupwara District: Police

New Delhi: An unidentified terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in the Jumagund area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district, sources said on Saturday.

The Jammu and Kashmir Police in a tweet said, “One unidentified terrorist killed in an encounter at Jumagund area of Kupwara. Army and Police are on the job.”

According to army sources, the terrorist was killed when he tried to infiltrate into the Indian territory from across the border, as reported by news agency ANI.

A total of 171 terrorists have been killed in the year 2021, out of which 19 were Pakistani terrorists, said the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday.

Speaking at a press conference here, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said that all those who were involved in the Zewan terror attack, in which three police personnel were also killed and 11 other injured on December 13, have been neutralised.

“An encounter broke out last night at the Pantha Chowk area of Srinagar as we got info that three terrorists involved in the Zewan terror attack are hiding. Security forces cordoned the area. During the firing, three police and two CRPF personnel got injured. However, all the persons who sustained injuries are stable,” the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said.