J&K: Encounter underway between Security forces, terrorists in Baramulla

J&K: Encounter underway between Security forces, terrorists in Baramulla

Last week, Two militants had been killed as the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Machhil sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district, defence officials had informed. The search for the militants started this morning after information was received by the security forces that militants were active in the Kalgai area.

As many as 19 soldiers were martyred after a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) fidayeen group attacked the administrative station of the Indian Army's 12 Brigade on September 18 previous year.

Till reports last came in the encounter was on. One militant had already been killed in the morning.

He said bodies of all three militants have been recovered. "The number of terrorists killed in the past seven months this year is the highest in the same period over the past seven years and to fill the gap, they are sending more armed terrorists into Jammu and Kashmir", intelligence sources told Mirror.

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With killing of all the three terrorists who appear to be Pakistanis, a major terrorist attack was averted.

Police, however, have not confirmed whether the slain militants had recently infiltrated into the Valley from Pakistan-administered Kashmir or had been operating here for some time.

Police has registered a case in this regard, the official said. "Terrorists threw the grenade at a Central Reserve Police Force camp near the bank". Two policemen and a Central Reserve Police Force jawan were also injured in the explosion.

The spokesman said SPO saved lives of at least dozen security personnel present in the vehicle by throwing the grenade on the road.

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