Twin South Kashmir encounters ended with the killing of 7 militants
Tariq Nabi Bhat / Fazil Mir
Srinagar, April 9, KNT: At least militants together with a high Commander from Ansar Ghazwatul Hindh have been killed in twin encounters in Kashmir Valley, official sources mentioned.
In the in a single day encounter that broke out in South Kashmir’s Shopian city, 5 militants have been killed whereas the equal quantity of troopers have been wounded in the mentioned encounter.
Official sources instructed KNT that militants have been current inside a mosque in Jan Mohalla space of Shopian. “Extra care was taken to maintain the sanctity of the mosque while hard efforts were put to persuade the hiding militants to surrender, however, they refused the offer,” official sources mentioned.
They mentioned that the identification of the slain militants is being ascertained.
An Army official whereas confirming the killing of 5 militants in Shopian mentioned that 5 A-Ok assault rifles and a pistol have been recovered from the spot of gunfight. He mentioned that 4 troopers together with an officer have been injured who’ve been evacuated to 92 Base Army (*7*) Srinagar.
He mentioned that Shopian operation is over with the killing of 5 militants.
In one other encounter that broke out in Nowbugh village of Tral city in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, two militants together with the Chief Commander of Ansar Ghazwatul Hindh have been killed. Police recognized the Chief Commander as Imtiyaz Ahmed Shah.
Jammu Kashmir Police in a tweet mentioned that Inspector General of Police for Kashmir has congratulated mixed forces for profitable operation in Tral.
While divulging details about Tral encounter, a military official mentioned that the gunfight has ended with the killing of two militants. He mentioned one Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL), a pistol and a pair of A-Ok 47 rifles have been recovered from the spot of encounter.
Meanwhile, web providers have been snapped in each districts as a precautionary measure. (KNT)