Published On: Sun, Feb 10th, 2019

Security forces kill five terrorists in J&K’s Kulgam district

Srinagar: Security forces killed five terrorists in a fierce encounter on Sunday in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

Exact identity of the neutralised terrorists is being established

Confirming the report, Defence Ministry spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said that five terrorists were killed in Kelam village.

According to a police official, exact identity of the neutralised terrorists is being established.

He, however, said that large quantity of arms and ammunition have been recovered from the possession of the slain terrorists.

Giving details of the encounter, the police official said that on receiving specific information about the presence of some terrorists, security forces started a cordon and search operation in Kelam village of Kulgam district.

He said that as the cordon tightened, the hiding terrorists fired at the security forces, triggering an encounter in which five terrorists were neutralised.

The police official said that as a precautionary measure, mobile Internet services have been suspended in Kulgam district.

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