Srinagar: 5 terrorists had been killed in an encounter with safety forces in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday, officers stated.
Kashmir Inspector Common of Police Vijay Kumar advised IANS that the encounter started at Sugoo village on Wednesday morning after safety forces got here beneath hearth from hiding terrorists.
Police stated earlier Sugoo village was cordoned off by a joint crew of Military and police after a particular intelligence enter concerning the presence of terrorists.
Because the safety forces zeroed in, the terrorists fired at them. Within the ensuing gun battle, 5 ultras belonged to Hizbul Mujahideen and the Lashkar-e-Toiba had been killed.
That is the third main encounter in Shopian district in lower than every week.
On Sunday, 5 terrorists had been killed in an encounter at Reban village whereas 4 terrorists had been killed in Pinjura village of Shopian on Monday.
In the meantime, Pakistan right now as soon as once more resorted to a ceasefire violation on the Line of Management (LoC) utilizing intense shelling and firing in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district.
Defence Spokesman Colonel Devender Anand stated Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms and intense shelling with mortars alongside the Nowshera sector round 7.30 a.m.
“The Indian Army is retaliating befittingly,” the spokesman stated.
For over a fortnight, Pakistan has been violating the bilateral ceasefire every day by concentrating on defence and civilian services alongside the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir.
This has created panic amongst 1000’s of border residents in Jammu and Kashmir whose life and livelihood are threatened by firing and shelling alongside the LoC.
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