The Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist, who was killed in the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir in an encounter has been identified as Babar Bhai, a Pakistani national active in Shopian and Kulgam since 2018, an official said on Thursday (January 13, 2022) morning.
Inspector-General of Police (Kashmir) Vijay Kumar said that an AK rifle, a pistol, and two grenades have been recovered from the terrorist.
Police said, “The JeM terrorist killed in the Kulgam encounter has been identified as Babar, a Pakistani national active in Shopian & Kulgam since 2018. One AK rifle, one pistol, and two grenades have been recovered.”
Earlier, on Wednesday, an encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in the Pariwan area of Jammu and Kashmir`s Kulgam district.
On Wednesday night, Vijay Kumar had informed that one police personnel Sgt Rohit Chhib was martyred during the operation, while three army soldiers sustained injuries. Two of the civilians also received minor injuries during the operation.