Encounter ends in J-K’s Budgam, search ops underway

Encounter ends in J-K’s Budgam, search ops underway

Budgam: The encounter that ensued between security forces and terrorists here in Sustu village in Budgam district has ended and search operations are underway, Jammu and Kashmir police said.

According to the police, two terrorists were neutralized in the gunfight that broke out in the wee hours of Friday.

Identities and affiliations of the terrorists are being ascertained.

Four Indian Army personnel belonging to 50 Rashtriya Rifles also sustained injuries during the encounter.

Meanwhile, Srinagar Police has issued an advisory requesting locals not to visit the encounter site as it is being sanitized and cleared by Bomb Disposal (BD) squad of Jammu and Kashmir Police.

Further details are awaited.