Srinagar: Security forces shot dead a foreign militant of the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror outfit in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district in the early hours of Friday, police said.
The deceased was identified as Kamran Bhai alias Hanees, who was active in the Kulgam-Shopian area, said the Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) of Kashmir.
According to the ADGP, the search operations are underway.
“Encounter has started at Kapren area of Shopian. Police and Army are on the job,” the police tweeted at around 6.30 am.
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Later, a statement attributed to the ADGP said: “One FT of JeM terror outfit killed, identified as Kamran Bhai @ Hanees who was active in Kulgam-Shopian area. Search is still going on.”