The Jaish terrorist killed in the Kulgam encounter in Jammu and Kashmir has been identified as Babar, who was a Pakistani national. Babar was active in Shopian and Kulgam areas of Kashmir since 2018. Significantly, a Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist was killed in an encounter in Kulgam on Wednesday. A policeman was also martyred in this action.
Kashmir IG Vijay Kumar said, ‘The JeM terrorist killed in the Kulgam encounter has been identified as Babar. Babar was a citizen of Pakistan who was active in terrorist activities in Shopian and Kulgam since 2018. AK rifle, pistol and two grenades have been recovered from the terrorist.
Three soldiers and two civilians also injured
Three soldiers were also injured during the encounter while two civilians were also injured. Officials said that the security forces had received information about the hiding of terrorists in Parivaan area of the district, following which a search and cordon operation was launched. The terrorists started firing on the security forces after which the encounter started.
A policeman also martyred
Kashmir IG Vijay Kumar said, “One policeman, selection grade constable Rohit Chhib, was martyred, while three army personnel were injured. Two civilians have also been injured. One Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist was killed.
Kashmir IG giving information about Kulgam encounter