In Jammu & Kashmir, with the killing of another terrorist in Shopian encounter the death toll of terrorists in five different counter militant operations in three districts of Baramulla, Bandipora and Shopian during the past 36 hours, has reached eight.
ecurity forces have got a big breakthrough in an intensive campaign against terrorists and terror forces in J&K.2 terrorists and a minor boy held hostage by the ultras were killed in encounter with security forces on Friday in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir. There, the terrorists had taken people hostage.
The operation against the terrorists started on Thursday but the security forces had to proceed with caution as the ultras had taken two civilians hostage. While one civilian hostage Abdul Hameed was rescued Thursday evening..The second hostage..minor boy Aatif Ahmad could not be saved and was brutally killed by terrorists.
Meanwhile, an unidentified terrorist was killed Friday in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district. The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Imamsahib area of Shopian in south Kashmir following information about presence of terrorists there.
Another gun battle broke out between terrorists and security forces in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.. One terrorist was neutralized in sopore.
Earlier, Two terrorits of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were killed in an overnight gunbattle in Hajin area of Bandipora district.
Meanwhile, the special cell of Delhi police also arrested a suspected terrorist in the national capital Region. The said terrorist Sajjad Khan belongs to Jaish E Mohammad. 27 year old Sajjad Khan hails from Jammu and Kashmir and forces believe he had know-how about conspiracy of attack in Pulwama last month. He was in close touch with the mastermind of Pulwama attack. Mudassir who was later killed in an exchange of fire with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir recently.