Srinagar. Security forces have killed two terrorists in an encounter in Sopore, Jammu and Kashmir. According to the report of news agency ANI, the operation started between the security forces in Bomai, Sopore at around 7.30 pm. According to the police, by 10 pm, they killed two terrorists. An encounter is still going on between the security forces and the terrorists in the area.
Giving information on this encounter, ADGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that the 2 terrorists killed belong to Jaish-e-Mohammed. A local civilian was injured during this encounter, who has been sent to a hospital in Srinagar. Doctors have declared his condition stable.
On Tuesday, security forces killed three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists in Shopian. The three terrorists killed were identified as Danish Khurshid Bhat, Tanveer Wani and Tauseef Bhat of Lashkar-e-Taiba. He was involved in many cases of terrorism. The slain terrorist Danish Bhatt was involved in the recruitment process of terrorists.
Kashmir Zone Director General of Police Vijay Kumar said that in the last 2.5 years only 150 terrorists have been killed in Shopian and now very few terrorists are left. After a month, when the apple tree sheds its leaves, the visibility will increase, which will make the encounter easier.
In Jammu and Kashmir, the security forces have launched a campaign against the elimination of terrorists. Recently, in the capital Delhi, Home Minister Amit Shah held a review meeting with all the top officials, including the Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory, regarding the elimination of these terrorists who became a threat to peace from the Valley. In this meeting, Home Minister Shah had directed all the officers to adopt a zero tolerance policy on the elimination of terrorists.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : August 31, 2022, 22:59 IST