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Police and security forces
An encounter between terrorists and security forces started in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama in the early hours of Wednesday. At least two terrorists are reported to be hiding here. The operation is going on by a joint team of police and security forces.
On July 2, 5 terrorists were killed by security forces in Pulwama itself.
Earlier on July 2, in Pulwama itself, security forces had killed 5 terrorists in an encounter. The encounter started in the morning and intermittent firing from both the sides continued for a long time. Kashmir’s IGP (Inspector General of Police) Vijay Kumar said that the five terrorists killed are of Lashkar-e-Taiba. One of them is District Commander Nishaj Lone.
IG said that late Thursday evening, Pulwama SP had received news that 5 terrorists are hiding in a village. Army, Police, CRPF together surrounded the area. After some time, firing started from the terrorists. An army jawan was seriously injured in this. Later he died. Citizens living in the area were evacuated at night itself.
On July 9, 2 terrorists were killed by the soldiers in Sunderbani.
At the same time, on July 9, in Rajouri, the soldiers foiled a major attempt to infiltrate the terrorists. Two Pakistani terrorists were killed in the firing between infiltrators and soldiers in Sunderbani area. Two jawans were also martyred in the incident.
It was told from PRO Defense Jammu that two AK-47 rifles and ammunition have been recovered from the terrorists. Naib Subedar Sreejith M and Sepoy Maruprolu Jaswant Reddy were seriously injured in the operation. He could not survive during subsequent treatment.
Ceasefire news on LoC in Poonch
On the other hand, there has been news of ceasefire on the Line of Actual Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. In view of this, the soldiers have been alerted on the border. News agency ANI has released some pictures of Poonch area in which alert soldiers can be seen on the border.