Srinagar, September 10: Indian security forces have led the biggest operation to eradicate terrorism from not only Jammu and Kashmir but also from the whole country. In an ongoing anti-terrorist operation in Jammu and Kashmir region, security forces successfully eliminated one terrorist while another was arrested at Barbugh village in Shopian district.
Security forces on Saturday late night gunned down one terrorist after a fierce encounter that broke out at Barbugh village in Shopian district while arrested another. The terrorist who was nabbed by security forces is identified as Adil Hussain Dar and another who got killed in fierce gun battle was identified as Tariq Ah Bhat. Both the terrorists belonged to Hizbul Mujahideen terror outfit.
According to official sources, the search operation was launched following the specific information about the presence of three terrorists at Barbugh village in Shopian district of Kashmir region. Terrorists opened fire when security forces were sealing the area. In the ensuing encounter, one terrorist was killed while another was arrested. A joint operation was conducted by Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Rashtriya Rifles, Special Operation Group (SOG) of the Jammu and Kashmir Police.
However, this is for the first time that a terrorist was nabbed in recent years. A police official also confirmed that a terrorist who has been identified as Adil was caught. Jammu and Kashmir Police officials assured him that he would not be killed after which he emerged from the debris of the house and laid down his AK-47 in front of the police officials.
Earlier, on Saturday, terrorists attacked a police party in south Kashmir's Anantnag district in which a police constable was martyred. The attack took place just a kilometre from the venue of Home Minister Rajnath Singh's scheduled meeting with security personnel. Home Minister Rajnath Singh is on a four-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir in a bid to "interact with delegations from different sections of the society."