Jammu: Two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist were killed and eight security personnel, including a DSP, injured Thursday in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district, police said.

Security forces, during a cordon and search operation, zeroed in on a location near a house in the district’s Kakriyal area, and surrounded the terrorists, officials said.

The encounter broke out as the security forces, comprising CRPF, police and Army personnel, closed in on them, they said.

Security forces used drones and choppers in the operation, which was launched Wednesday to track three JeM militants, aged between 18 and 22 years, the officials said.

Two terrorists were killed and eight security personnel, including Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Mohan Lal, injured, police said.

Five CRPF personnel and three policemen were injured during the operation, they said. (Agencies)

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