Terrorist attack in J&K: Two terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district on early on Tuesday, 30 June.
The encounter took place at Waghama area of Anantnag, with Director-General, J&K Police, Dilbag Singh reportedly saying the two terrorists neutralised were involved in the killing of a CRPF personnel and a six-year-old boy last week.
Meanwhile, according to NDTV, a third terrorist, said to be Zahid Dass, who was behind the killing of the minor and the jawan on Friday, managed to escape.
#Police has identified #killer of minor boy and CRPF personnel. Zahid Daas , a #terrorist of JKIS outfit, is found to be involved in today's attack at #Bijbehara. Police has registered FIR against him by name. @JmuKmrPolice pic.twitter.com/qNRn2qSaDn— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) June 26, 2020
One INSAS rifle and a pistol were also recovered from the two deceased, with no collateral damage, the Indian Army said, reported ANI.
A CRPF jawan and a child were killed on 26 June in an attack by terrorists in J&K’s Anantnag. The terrorists attacked a CRPF party deployed in highway security in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district.
Later, the police identified the killer of the minor boy and the CRPF jawan as Zahid Daas, saying he was a “terrorist of the JKIS (Islamic State) outfit”.
“Terrorists came on a motorcycle and opened fire. We have identified the attacker, who is a local terrorist of Islamic State Jammu and Kashmir. He shot from a pistol, killing a CRPF jawan and a six-year-old kid,” Vijay Kumar, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir Zone, had reportedly said of the incident earlier.