Srinagar, July 16: Indian Army on Monday morning gunned down an unidentified terrorist and foiled an infiltration bid after a fierce encounter that took place near Safawali Gali along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.
After noticing suspicious movement along the LoC, the Army challenged a group of infiltrators but they opened fire which ensued in a fierce encounter. One unidentified terrorist was eliminated while two Army men were injured. The body of slain terrorist along with AK-47 rifle and bullets were recovered from the encounter spot.
This comes days after at least two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were martyred and another was injured in a terrorist attack in south Kashmir's Anantnag district. On July 11, Indian Army killed one terrorist after a fierce encounter that took place at Kandi forest area in North Kashmir's Kupwara district.
Importantly, 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 more than 206 terrorists were eliminated by Indian troops last year.