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One militant killed as two gunfights erupt in Jammu and Kashmir


The Jammu and Kashmir Police stated {that a} group of safety forces killed a militant in a gunfight in north Kashmir’s Bandipora Wednesday afternoon at the same time as one other gunfight is raging in south Kashmir.

Police sources stated {that a} joint group of J&Ok Police, military and paramilitary forces cordoned off the forest space of Salinder in Bandipora after particular inputs in regards to the presence of militants within the space. As the joint group zeroed in on them, the militants opened fireplace, making an attempt to interrupt the safety cordon. The forces fired again resulting in a gunfight. The police stated that the slain militant was a part of a just lately infiltrated group and the forces are trying to find two different militants.

“BandiporeEncounterUpdate: One terrorist killed. One AK rifle, three magazines recovered. The killed terrorist was part of a newly infiltrated terror group. Search for other two terrorists is in progress,” the J&Ok Police stated, quoting inspector normal of police (IGP) Vijay Kumar.

Barely half an hour after the Bandipora gunfight, one other one started at Marhama village of Bijbehara in south Kashmir’s Anantnag the place a joint group of forces cordoned off the realm. Police sources stated that two militants are seemingly trapped within the village.

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“Encounter has started at Marhama Bijbehara area of Anantnag. Police and security forces are on the job,” the police stated in one other tweet.

The Kashmir valley has seen a sudden improve in gunfights up to now two weeks. On Tuesday, two militants had been killed in a gunfight in south Kashmir’s Dooru. On Tuesday, a civilian was killed whereas one other and a military soldier had been injured in two gunfights in south Kashmir’s Shopian. In each the gunfights, the militants managed to flee after the preliminary change of fireside.

On Sunday, two militants, together with a Pakistani commander, named Haider, had been killed in a gunfight at Cheyan Devsar village in south Kashmir’s Kulgam. A high Hizbul Mujahideen commander Mohammad Ashraf Khan alias Ashraf Moulvi was among the many three militants killed in a gunfight in Batkoot forests of Pahalgam in south Kashmir on Friday.


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