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J&K: 2 Pakistanis among 3 terrorists killed

January 14, 2008 15:36 IST
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In the first major encounter of 2008, three terrorists, including two Pakistanis, were killed in a joint operation by the security forces in south Kashmir early Monday morning, a police spokesman said.

Troops of the 9 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), 162 Territorial Army (TA) and Special Operation Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police launched a joint operation at Manzgam village following a tip-off.

The spokesman said at 0830 hours, an encounter ensued after terrorists fired at the search party.

During the three-hour encounter, three terrorists were killed, he said.

The slain terrorists were identified as Chacha and Saqib, both from Pakistan, while the third was a local, Parvez, he said, adding that three AK rifles and other arms and ammunition were recovered from the slain terrorists.
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