Four Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in an encounter with security forces at Manjgam in Kulgam, Jammu and Kashmir. According to police sources, the hideout of the militants was reported at Hardmanguri Batpora in Kulgam district. After this, the local police, Special Operation Group and Army National Rifles started their operation to capture them. On reaching the spot, the terrorists hiding in the bushes started firing. Security forces retaliated in which terrorists were killed. These terrorists recently killed 4 civilians.
Encounter this year in Kashmir
January 20: Three Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists were killed during an encounter in Shopian district.
January 21: Two terrorists were killed in an encounter at Avantipora in Pulwama district. An army soldier and SPO of Jammu and Kashmir Police was martyred.
January 25: An encounter between security forces and militants took place in Avantipora area of Pulwama district. Two Pakistani terrorists Qari Yasir and Burhan Sheikh were killed in it. Yasir was the Kashmir Area Commander of Jaish-e-Mohammed.
February 5: Two terrorists were killed in an encounter near Srinagar, while a CRPF jawan was killed. Three terrorists on the bike fired on the CRPF checkpost.
February 19: Security forces killed 3 terrorists in Pulwama district during the encounter.
February 22: An encounter between jawans and Lashkar-e-Taiba militants takes place at Bijbehra, Sangam in South Kashmir. Two terrorists were killed.
March 15: Four militants were killed by security forces in Vatrigram in Avantipora district.
April 4: Four terrorists killed in Kulgam.