Two terrorists surrendered in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama on Saturday after an encounter broke out in Lelhar area of the district, police said.
A terrorist was injured in the clash and has been hospitalised, Kashmir Zone police tweeted.
“Lelhar Encounter Update: Both terrorists surrendered along with 02 AK 47 rifles before senior officers of police & SFs. One #terrorist who was injured in encounter has been shifted to hospital for medical treatment,” the Kashmir Zone police tweeted.
The two ultras have been identified as Akeel Ahmad Lone and Rouf Ul Islam. Lone had sustained splinter injuries in his right foot and was taken to the police hospital for treatment, they added.
The encounter had started at around 8pm on Friday, the police tweeted.
Earlier, three Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists were killed in an encounter in Pulwama’s Awantipora area.
“The police, Army, and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) cordoned the area. The encounter started after the militants refused appeals of surrender and lobbed grenades at the police personnel. Three terrorists affiliated to Hizbul Mujahideen were eliminated,” Vijay Kumar, inspector general of police in Kashmir said.