2 Terrorists Caught During Encounter With Security Forces Surrender In J & K’s Pulwama | India News
SRINAGAR: Two terrorists, who were caught during an encounter with security forces, laid down their arms to authorities in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, authorities said.
Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation at Lelhaar in the Kakapora area of the district on Friday night after receiving information about the presence of terrorists there, officials said.
They said the search operation turned into an encounter after the undercover terrorists opened fire.
After a nightly lull in shooting, the two terrorists surrendered to security forces along with their two AK rifles, officials said.
The two were identified as Akeel Ahmad Lone and Rouf Ul Islam. Lone had suffered splinter injuries to his right foot and was taken to the police hospital for treatment, they added.