Kulgam, February 25: Apropos our earlier press release regarding the encounter at Kulgam yesterday, it is further informed that the three killed terrorists has been identified as Raqib Ahmad Sheikh son of Mohammad Amin Sheikh resident of Shiganpora Kulgam and from the incriminating material recovered from the site of encounter, the other two killed terrorists have been identified as Waleed and Numan, foreigners from Pakistan.
According to the police records, all the three killed terrorists were affiliated with proscribed terror outfit JeM. The two killed Pakistani terrorists, Waleed and Numan, as per police records were the top commanders of proscribed terror outfit JeM who were active in Southern parts of Kashmir valley. As per the police records, they were involved in conspiring and executing several terrorist attacks and were wanted by the law for their complicity in a series of terror crimes including attack on security establishments and civilian atrocities. Several terror crime cases were registered against them for their terrorist activities.
Arms & ammunition including rifles were recovered from the site of encounter. All these materials have been taken in the case records for further investigation and to probe their complicity in other terror cases.
Citizens are once again requested not to venture inside the encounter zone since such an area can prove dangerous due to stray explosive materials. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosives materials if any.