Srinagar: A joint patrol of Security Forces in the early hours of morning today launched searches at Lal Chowk area in District Anantnag after it received credible leads about the presence of the militants inside a house, police said.
As the security forces advanced towards the suspect house, the militants hiding inside fired on the security forces, which was retaliated resulting in an encounter in which two militants were kille. Besides, no collateral damage occurred during the encounter, police added.
On the basis of the incriminating materials seized, it is established that they belonged to proscribed militant organisation LeT; one of the killed militants was identified as Bilal Ahmad Dar alias Bin Yamin Dar son of Mohammad Yousuf Dar of Sofi Mohalla Khudwani Kulgam. The identity of the other militant is yet to be ascertained.
As per police records Bilal alias Bin Yamin Dar was involved in series of ‘terror’ acts .
Some arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter.
Police has registered a case and investigation has been initiated into the matter.