- 177 terrorists killed in 72 operations in J&K within a year
- There were 7 search operations in Srinagar area, in which 16 terrorists were killed.
- 3 terrorists killed in security encounter in Srinagar on Thursday
Three militants were killed by security forces on Thursday in Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir. The news has been confirmed by Jammu and Kashmir Police DGP Dilbag Singh. He said that in Batmaloo, the JK police took on the terrorists and killed 3. During this, a civilian was also killed in the firing. The DGP said that 16 militants were killed by security forces in Srinagar area this year. At the same time, 177 terrorists were wiped out in the entire state this year.
This information was given by the DGP Dilbag while telling the media about the encounter that was going on since early morning in Batmaloo area of the capital Srinagar. He said that this year 7 operations against terrorists were carried out in Srinagar area itself. During this, 16 terrorists were killed by the security forces. At the same time, 72 search operations were conducted in other areas of the valley. He said that this year 177 terrorists were eliminated in different operations in the state.
Campaign is going on against terror
The DGP said that many of the slain terrorists were also related to Pakistan. Explain that after the removal of the provisions of article 370, vigorous campaign is being carried out by the army and security forces against terror in the state. All efforts are being made to eliminate panic in the valley through search operation. In this sequence, security forces were informed that there is presence of terrorists in Batmaloo area of Srinagar. After this, the security forces started the search operation at two and a half hours.
It was told that as soon as the soldiers reached near the hideout of the terrorists, they started firing. In response, security forces also opened fire and killed three terrorists. Two soldiers were also injured, who are undergoing treatment in the hospital. DGP Dilbag said that a woman also became a victim of firing during the operation. The woman died on the spot.