SRINAGAR, September 7: Police on Wednesday said that two terrorists were killed in a chance encounter in Bejbhera area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
The Kashmir Police Zone while tweeting wrote, ” Two terrorists neutralised in a chance encounter by Anantnag Police in Thajiwara, Bijbehara area of Anantnag.
Police identified them as Fayaz Ahmad Kumar alias Faheem Kumar son of Mohammad Ramzan Kumar and Owais Ahmad Khan son of Ghulam Mohammad Khan, both residents of Waghama Bijbehara.
“As per police records, both were involved in several cases and civilian atrocities including attack on police personnel at Cheeniwooder Srigufwara on 03/07/2022 in which one police personnel Firdous Ahmad Dar got seriously injured,” a police spokesperson said in a statement to GNS. They were also involved in an attack on Police personnel Ghulam Qadir at Darashikon Park Bijbehara on 12 August this year in which he received grievous gunshot injuries, he said. “Besides, they were also involved in grenade lobbing incidents at Padshahibagh on 15 June 2022 and Sangam Chowk on 22 August 2022.”
The spokesperson said that arms, ammunition and other “incriminating” materials were recovered from the site of encounter.