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Jammu-Kashmir:Hizbul terrorist among 3 killed in encounter

In Jammu and Kashmir, three terrorists have been shot dead by the security forces in Pahalgam, which comes under Anantnag district - a key route of the Amarnath yatra. The police called Friday's encounter a major success in stopping possible terror attacks on this route. Of the three terrorists who were shot dead, one was among the longest surviving Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, the police said."Ashraf Molvi (one of oldest surviving terrorist of HM terror outfit) along with two other terrorists killed. Successful operation on yatra route is a major success for us," Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar tweeted.

Pahalgam, a tourist resort in south Kashmir, also serves as one of the base camps for the Amarnath yatra, which is scheduled to start from June 30 after a gap of two years.In another incident, Security forces on Friday arrested a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) hybrid' militant and his associate in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir and recovered arms and ammunition from their possession, police said.On specific information regarding movement of terrorists, a checkpoint was established by security forces near Hilltop Cheradari in Baramulla, a police spokesman said.


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