New Delhi: In another development, an encounter breaks out between security forces and the suspected terrorists in Bandipora district of north Kashmir on Sunday.
According to reports, the encounter started when the security forces launched a search operation in Lawdara village following some information about the presence of some terrorists.
Security forces informed news agencies that one of the terrorists was eliminated during the operation when opened fire on the security personnel. The gunfight is going on and further details are awaited.
The development comes just two days after a soldier of the Indian Army was killed in an encounter with terrorists who tried to cross the Line of Control (LoC).
Prior to that, another encounter had broken out on November 8 when the Indian Army found suspicious movement of terrorists in Krishna Ghati Sector of Poonch district around 2.30 am.
On October 29, security officers in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district gunned down a terrorist involved in killed a truck driver. According to police reports, the militant had attacked two truck drivers, killing one in Kanelwan area of Bijbehara town in Anantnag.
Jammu and Kashmir police and security forces had cordoned off the area in Anantnag immediately after the shooting took place. A search operation was launched, and a crossfire took place between the security forces and the terrorist the entire night.
In another incident, Kashmir Zone Police on October 22 informed that 3 terrorists have been killed and a huge cache of arms and ammunition have also been recovered. As per police, the identities and affiliations of the terrorists are being ascertained.
“Three Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists have been killed in the Tral area of south Kashmir in an encounter with security forces,” Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbag Singh told PTI.
He further stated that the militants were allegedly responsible for the killing of two brothersof the Gujjar community in Kashmir in August this year.
Days after becoming a separate Union Territory, Jammu and Kashmir have been witnessing a spate of terror attacks. In another gruesome attack, five migrant labourers from West Bengal were killed in Kashmir’s Kulghm area.