JeM Terrorist And Pak National Killed In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir

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The dead terrorist was identified as a Pakistani national, officials said. (File)

Srinagar:

A Pakistani Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Tral area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Friday, the police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Dar-Ganiegund area of Tral following inputs about the presence of terrorists there, a police spokesman said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter when the ultras opened fire on the security forces, who retaliated.

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One JeM terrorist, was killed in the gunbattle, the spokesman said, adding that a policeman also suffered minor injuries during the operation.

The dead terrorist was identified as a Pakistani national and he was using a code name, Anwar, he said. "Incriminating material, arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of the encounter," the spokesman said.

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