A terrorist has been killed after an encounter started in the Karhama Kunzer area of Baramulla.
Srinagar: An anti-terror operation in the wee hours of Saturday in Baramulla district in North Kashmir resulted in the killing of one LeT terrorist. This was the fourth encounter in J&K in the past 96 hours, in which five terrorists were killed and five soldiers were martyred.
According to a police official, the operation was launched at Karhama village of Kunzer area after receiving information about the presence of a terrorist. As the forces approached the suspected spot, the terrorist opened fire and a gunfight ensued. The terrorist, who was a resident of Kulgam and affiliated with LeT, was neutralized in the exchange of fire.
SSP Baramulla Amod Ashok Nagpuri said, “Our forces are alert and any such attempt will be met with a strong response. We hope the G20 Summit will be organized successfully. As per our enquiry, there was only one terrorist.” He added that the search operation was still going on to ensure that no other terrorist or weapon was left behind.
Earlier, four terrorists were killed by security forces in Kreeri area of Baramulla and in Machil sector of LoC. In Rajouri area of Jammu, an anti-terror operation has been going on for the last 24 hours, in which five army soldiers have lost their lives.
In the last 96 hours, five terrorists have been killed and five soldiers have been martyred in four anti-terror operations in Jammu and Kashmir. All operations except Rajouri have been concluded.
Jammu and Kashmir is on high alert in view of the G20 meeting starting on 22nd of May in Kashmir. LoC (line of control) and international borders are being patrolled day night to ensure that no terrorists can infiltrate or terrorists across the border can’t push any kind of arms and ammunition to Indian territory