The Jammu & Kashmir Police has informed today that around 3 terrorists of the pro-Pakistan outfit Hizbul Mujahideen group have been killed in an encounter on Saturday.
The group was involved in civilian killings in the last 12 days
It has been reported that around 4 terrorists of the Hizbul organization have been killing civilians for the last twelve days. 4 civilians were killed by them in South Kashmir.
An operation was launched today morning
In one of the earlier updates, J&K Police said:
“The operation based on a credible police input was launched this morning. Two terrorists reportedly killed so far. Exchange of fire is going on.“
Based on confirmed inputs, the police department along with the security forces launched an operation to neutralize the terrorists in the wee hours of Saturday. The operation initially involved searching and cordoning off the suspected location.
Three terrorists were then killed in the gunfire exchange with the security forces.
A few conflicting reports about the incident
Earlier in the day, news broke out that there was an encounter break-out between a team of police, security forces, and a group of terrorists in Hardmand Guri, Manzgam in the Kulgam district. The J&K Police later clarified that it was the same group of terrorists who had been taking civilian hostages in the last few days.