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Srinagar: Two terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Bomai Sopore in Baramulla district on Tuesday, police said.The security forces had launched a cordon-and-search operation at Nathipora in the Bomai area of Baramulla after receiving information about the presence of some terrorists there, a police official said.As the forces were conducting the searches, the terrorists fired upon them. The forces retaliated, and in the ensuing encounter, two terrorists were killed, the official said, adding that terrorists have been identified as a local LeT terrorist Wasim Ahmed Lone, resident of Hatlangoo Sopore and a foreign terrorist Hamas alias Asrar alias Saria who was active since March 2018 in North Kashmir.He added that searches were going on in the area.“One foreign terrorist involved in killing of two councillors and a policeman is trapped in the encounter,” Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said in a tweet earlier.As per police records, both the killed terrorists were part of groups involved in several terror crimes including planning and executing of attacks on security establishments. Moreover, killed terrorist Hamas was also the mastermind of Sopore terror incident along with terrorist Mudasir Pandit @Maaz dated 29/03/2021 in which two Municipal Councillors and a policeman got martyred.Arms and ammunition including 01 AK-47 rifle, 01 Insas rifle & other incriminating materials were recovered from the site of encounter. Further search is in progress.The last rites of the killed terrorists shall be performed after conducting medico-legal formalities and the nearest family members of local terrorist shall be allowed to participate in the last rites. In this connection police have registered a case under relevant sections of law and investigation has been initiated. People have been requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared off of all the explosive materials, if any.
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