Srinagar, Three Jaish-e-Mohammed militants have been killed in an ongoing encounter between security forces and militants in Kangan Pulwama in south Kashmir. The bodies of the slain militants have been captured by the security forces, while a large number of arms and ammunition have also been recovered from them. Jaish’s top commander is also among the slain terrorists, although the security forces have not yet revealed the identity of the three. An army soldier has also been injured during this encounter. He has been admitted to the Army’s 92 Base Hospital for treatment.
According to sources, the name of the Jaish top commander killed in the encounter is being described as Ikram alias Fauji Bhai. Ikram is the same terrorist whose name was coming in the IED equipped Centro car, which was safely damaged by the security forces in the district Pulwama. IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar had also taken the name of Fauji Bhai along with Adil in making IED equipped centers cars. Security forces have been desperately searching for these terrorists since that day. However, the police have not yet officially confirmed the death of Ikram alias Fauji Bhai. However, the Army’s Chinar Corps in Kashmir has confirmed on its tweeter that one of the three terrorists killed in the encounter includes an IED expert from the Jaish organization.
According to the information, a joint team of 55 RR, police and CRPF of the army started a search operation on the information about the hideout of the terrorists in Kangan Pulwama. As soon as the security forces opened a siege in the house where the terrorists were hiding, they started firing. The security forces also asked to surrender but they ignored it and started hurling bullets at the security forces. Security forces also gave a befitting reply. As a result, all three terrorists were killed. One Jaish top commander is among the three terrorists killed. Internet service in Pulwama was also stopped as soon as the encounter started.
The operation of the security forces has ended and a search operation has been carried out in the encounter site. This was the second encounter between security forces and militants in the district Pulwama in the Valley during the last twenty-four hours. A large number of arms and ammunition have also been recovered from the slain militants.
13 terrorists killed in 4 days
Be aware that two terrorists were killed by security forces in Tral in Pulwama district on Tuesday. Terrorists were reported to be hiding in Saimoh village of Avantipora. After this, the search operations were conducted by the security forces. The soldiers had asked the terrorists to lay down their arms, but the terrorists started firing. After several hours of firing, two terrorists were killed by security forces. Heavy ammunition was recovered from them by security forces. It was being told that both the terrorists used to work for Ansar Gajawat-ul-Hind (AGH) terrorist organization. The encounter was done for the third consecutive day in Pulwama.
Earlier, the army had killed 13 terrorists while trying to infiltrate the LoC. 10 militants have been killed in Mendhar sector and three in Nowshera sector. The army recovered 2 AK 47s, US rifles, Chinese pistols and grenades from the terrorists.