According to the authorities, seven terrorists were killed in three different clashes with security officers in the last 24 hours.
Officials stated four terrorists were killed during an encounter in the Lolab region of Kupwara district, including an arrested terror suspect.
Showkat Ahmad Sheikh, a native of Sedow village in Shopian district, was arrested together with another accused for their involvement in an IED detonation on June 2. Police stated they initiated a counter-terrorist operation and conducted searches based on his revelations.
According to a senior official, the concealing terrorists opened fire on the joint search party during the search for a hideout, after which they retaliated, resulting in an incident.
Last night, another terrorist was killed in the ensuing battle.
Two local Jaish-e-Mohammed trainees were murdered in another incident in Kulgam, according to authorities, and further material was retrieved from the scene.
According to officials, the third encounter occurred in Pulwama, where a terrorist was killed during a nocturnal operation at Chatpora village.
According to police, 114 terrorists have been slain since January of this year, more than double the number killed during the same period last year.
There were 32 foreign nationals among the 114 terrorists slain this year.
Counter-terrorist operations, particularly against foreign terrorists, will continue across the Valley, according to Vijay Kumar, Inspector-General of Police, Kashmir. Terrorists, he warned, will not be able to stop security forces from bringing peace to Kashmir.
"Terrorists cannot dissuade our attempts to bring peace to the valley by targeting innocent citizens such as women and children, unarmed police officers, and outside laborers. Our counter-terrorist operations will continue in all three parts of Kashmir at the same time, with a focus on foreign terrorists "Mr. Kumar explained.