Jammu And Kashmir: Two Terrorists Neutralised In Kakriyal Along Jammu-Srinagar Highway; Nine Security Personnel Injured
Media persons at the encounter site in Jammu's Kakriyal (Photo Credits: ANI)

Jammu, September 13: In a major breakthrough for security forces, two of the three militants who had attacked a police party yesterday were killed in an encounter at Jammu’s Kakriyal. According to reports, the encounter took place near Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University opposite Jhajhar Kotli along Jammu-Srinagar highway. Nine security personnel were reported to be injured in the encounter between security forces and the terrorists.

A massive search operation was launched after the three terrorists attacked the police party. The terrorists travelling in a truck fled into the forests after they were intercepted on the Srinagar-Jammu Highway on September 12 morning since then the security forces sealed the area and launched a search operation. According to media reports, the terrorists had infiltrated from Pakistan.

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Earlier in the day, two terrorists were also gunned down by the security forces in Sopore in Baramulla district. Acting on the information of the presence of terrorists in the area, the security forces launched a search operation. The operation was carried out by the joint team of Rashtriya Rifles (RR), the state polices Special Operations Group (SOG and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). Internet services in the area have been suspended, and educational institutes are remained closed for the day.