Srinagar: 5 militants have been on Sunday killed in an encounter with safety forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence official mentioned.
“Five terrorists have been eliminated in operation Reban in Shopian,” defence spokesperson Col Rajesh Kalia mentioned.
He mentioned good drills ensured no collateral injury came about in the course of the operation.
A police official mentioned the safety forces launched a cordon and search operation in Reban space of Shopian, in South Kashmir, this morning after receiving particular details about the presence of militants within the space.
He mentioned the search operation become an encounter after militants opened fired at a search celebration of the forces, who retaliated.
The id and group affiliation of the slain militants is being ascertained.
In the meantime, Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire and resorted to unprovoked firing alongside the Line of Management (LoC) in Keran and Rampur sectors of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, the Military mentioned.
At about 11:00 am and 12:40 pm, Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation alongside the LoC in Keran and Rampur sectors of Kupwara and Baramulla districts respectively, an Military spokesman mentioned.
He mentioned the Military is retaliating befittingly to the Pakistani aggression and the enemy positions have been focused with excessive precision.
Earlier on Could 5, a military soldier was killed in motion after Pakistan military resorted to an unprovoked ceasefire violation on the Line of Management (LoC) in Sunderbani Sector of J&Okay’s Rajouri district on Thursday night time.
Military mentioned the Pakistani aggression drew a powerful response from the Indian facet.
“Own troops responded strongly to the enemy fire,” a military assertion mentioned. “In the incident, Hav Mathiazhagan P. was critically injured. The soldier was evacuated to Army Hospital, where he succumbed to the injuries”.
Hav Mathiazhagan P. belonged to Village Sreerangai Kadu, Tehsil Idappadi, District Salem, Tamil Nadu.
“Hav Mathiazhagan P. was a brave, highly motivated and a sincere soldier. The nation will always remain indebted to him for his supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty,” the assertion added.
(With Company Inputs)
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