The attack on the bank manager, identified as Vijay Kumar, had come days after a high school teacher died after being shot dead by suspected terrorists in the Kulgam district.
Srinagar: In a late night encounter, the security forces killed two terrorists of the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) and said at least one of them was involved in gunning down a bank manager in Kulgam district.
In a series of tweets, the Kashmir Zone Police said, “#ShopianEncounterUpdate: One of the killed #terrorists has been identified as Jan Mohd Lone of #Shopian. Besides other #terror crimes, he was involved in recent killing of Vijay Kumar, Bank manager on 2/6/22 in #Kulgam district: IGP Kashmir.”
“#ShopianEncounterUpdate: 2nd killed #terrorist has been identified as Tufail Ganai. #Incriminating materials, arms & ammunition including 01 AK 47 rifle and a pistol was recovered from the site of #encounter,” the police said in another tweet.
The attack on the bank manager, identified as Vijay Kumar, had come days after a high school teacher died after being shot dead by suspected terrorists in the Kulgam district. The attack on the teacher had come hours after two terrorists were killed in the Awantipora encounter that broke out between security forces and militants in the Rajpora area of Awantipora in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. Two AK-47 rifles were recovered, the police said.