Srinagar, September 4: Indian troops successfully gunned down two terrorists belonged to Hijbul outfit after a fierce encounter that took place in north Kashmir’s Sopore town. Also, the security forces have recovered one AK-47 and a pistol along with the body of slain terrorists.
Notably, security forces on Monday morning eliminated two terrorists Naeem Najar and Ashiq Bhatt who belonged to Hizbul outfit in two hours long gun battle that took place in north Kashmir’s Sopore town. The killing of terrorists comes in an ongoing anti-terrorism operation in Jammu and Kashmir region.
The search operation was launched following the specific information about the presence of an unspecified number of terrorists in north Kashmir’s Sopore town in Shanker Gund Brath area. Terrorists opened fire when security forces were sealing the area. In the ensuing encounter, two unknown terrorists were killed.
A joint operation was conducted by Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Rashtriya Rifles, Special Operation Group (SOG) of the Jammu and Kashmir Police to hunt down terrorists and search operation is still on. The forces were conducting the search operation, the militants fired upon them. The forces retaliated, resulting in an encounter, the official said.
Earlier, on September 2, security forces eliminated the Lashkar commander Ishfaq Padar who was allegedly involved in the killing of Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz. The Indian security forces have led a massive war against terrorism and terrorists in the inner parts of Jammu-Kashmir and forward areas. Therefore, Anti-Terrorism operation is continued with such a speed that at least 150 terrorists are eliminated by Indian troops in a time period of only 9 months.