Two terrorists killed, JCO among three Armymen injured in J&K encounter | India News

SRINAGAR: Two terrorists have been killed whilst 3 Armymen, together with a junior commissioned officer (JCO), have been injured in an ongoing anti-terror operation within the Arrah space of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday afternoon, IGP (Kashmir Vary) Vijay Kumar mentioned.
In keeping with intelligence inputs concerning the presence of terrorists in Arrah, a joint staff of Military’s 34 RR regiment, CRPF and J&Okay Police introduced a cordon-and-search operation within the space, Kumar mentioned. Because the forces neared the suspected hideout, holed-up ultras opened hearth on the seek celebration, triggering a shootout wherein first of all one terrorist used to be killed and the Military trio sustained minor accidents.
The IGP mentioned the operation used to be halted for a couple of hours as the protection forces introduced the members of the family of the second one terrorist to the spot of the come across in order that they may convince him to give up. The terrorist, alternatively, grew to become a deaf ear to his family members’s pleas and used to be killed after the alternate of fireside resumed.
The injured have been shifted to Military’s 92 Base health center for remedy even because the firefight persisted until the submitting of this document. Web services and products have been suspended in Kulgam as a precautionary measure. As many as 120 terrorists had been killed in Kashmir Valley this 12 months up to now, an reliable mentioned.
In the meantime in Rajouri district, a joint staff of safety forces busted a terrorist hideout in Dodassan Bala village in Thanamandi space on Saturday and recovered a sizeable quantity of palms and ammunition together with “one UBGL, 11 UBGL grenades, 14 AK magazines, 920 AK rounds, two Chinese language pistols, two pistol magazines, one Chinese language grenade, detonators with IED-making subject matter, one drive mine and one Pika spherical,” Rajouri SSP Chandan Kohli mentioned.
“On particular knowledge, a joint staff of police and Military’s 38 RR introduced a cordon-and-search operation in Dodassan Bala and Dodassan Ache spaces underneath Thanamandi police station space. Right through the hunt, a terrorist hideout hid inside trees used to be busted,” the SSP mentioned.
Thanamandi Police registered a case underneath related sections of the IPC, Fingers Act and Explosive Elements Act and additional investigation is underway, Kohli added.
(with inputs from Sanjay Khajuria in Jammu)