Baramulla: One of the two terrorists killed in an encounter yesterday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district was a Pakistani national, claimed police. Both the terrorists were the member of proscribed terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).
The other terrorist has been identified as Aamir Rasool, a resident of Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore.
Yesterday, an encounter broke out here when a troop of 176 Battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) along with SOG and Rashtriya Rifles (RR) were carrying out a search operation in the vicinity.
“On the basis of incriminating material recovered at the site of the encounter, it is understood that one of the terrorists who was killed (yesterday) is a Pakistani national,” said the police press release.
“They were wanted by law for their complicity in a series of terror crimes including an attack on security establishments and civilian atrocities. They were involved in conspiring and executing many terror attacks in the area. Several terror crime cases were registered against both the terrorists,” it added.