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Two terrorists among five killed in J&K

Five persons, including two terrorists and a policeman, were killed in separate incidents in Jammu and Kashmir.

india Updated: Nov 07, 2006 23:05 IST

Five persons, including two terrorists and a policeman, were killed in separate incidents in Jammu and Kashmir, where insurgents carried out grenade attacks on a security convoy and a CRPF camp causing injuries to five jawans, police said.

Terrorists fired three grenades in quick succession towards a CRPF camp housed in a defunct cinema hall, Shiraz, in Khanyar locality of Srinagar at around 4.45 pm on Tuesday causing splinter injuries to three jawans, a police spokesman said.

The grenades landed inside the camp and exploded one after another, causing panic in the entire area.

Earlier, terrorists hurled a hand grenade towards an Army convoy moving from Kunzer to Gulmarg at Chandiloora near Tangmarg in Baramulla district at around 3:10 pm.

Two Army personnel were injured in the blast which shattered the windscreen of one of the Army vehicles.

A Special Police Officer (SPO)-turned-terrorist Shabir Ahmad alias Abu Abrar was killed in an encounter with security forces at Jora Budhi in Gandoh area of Doda district on Tuesday, the spokesman said.

Abrar, a resident of Bani Trankhal village, deserted the police on April 20 alongwith an AK rifle, three magazines and a wireless set and joined Harkat-ul-Mujahideen terrorist outfit.

In another gunbattle, an unidentified terrorist was killed by security forces during search operations at Bari Behak in Rangwar forest near the Line of Control in Kupwara district.

An AK rifle, three magazines, 50 rounds, two grenades and a wireless set were recovered from him.

First Published: Nov 07, 2006 22:38 IST