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A search and cordon operation was launched in Kokernag area of Anantnag district on Wednesday afternoon.
An encounter started between security forces and terrorists in Anantnag district of South Kashmir on Wednesday afternoon. There is news of one soldier and one policeman being injured. According to reports, the encounter is taking place in Gadole area of Kokernag.
Army and police were conducting search operations here. During the raid, the terrorists opened fire on the security forces, after which an encounter started. The injured have been admitted to the hospital.
Meanwhile, on Wednesday morning, a second terrorist was killed in the encounter that continued for three days in Rajouri district. Additional Director General of Police (Jammu Zone) Mukesh Singh said that the encounter between security forces and terrorists in Rajouri district started on September 11 in Patrada area. On September 12, a Pakistani terrorist was killed. A soldier and an army dog were martyred.
A search and cordon operation was launched in the forested area of Patrada on the evening of 11 September.
Army continued search despite bad weather
ADG Mukesh Singh said that one more terrorist was killed in the encounter on Wednesday. Despite inclement weather, security forces cordoned off the area 75 km from Rajouri city throughout the night and intensified searches in the surrounding areas in the morning.
26 terrorists killed so far this year
According to the report of news agency PTI, security forces had received information about 3-4 terrorists hiding in the area. After this a search operation was conducted there. During the raid, the terrorists opened fire on the security forces, after which the encounter started.
So far this year, security forces have killed 26 terrorists in Rajouri-Poonch district. 10 security personnel have also been martyred.
Army dog saved handler during encounter
The army officer said that the name of the army dog martyred in the encounter was Kent. He saved his handler during the encounter and was himself martyred. The accident occurred when he was leading a unit of soldiers to search for fleeing terrorists. During this time he came under heavy shelling.
This is a picture of Army Dog Kent.
Two suspects managed to escape
The security officer said that on the evening of September 11, a search and cordon operation was launched in the forest area of Patrada. In view of the suspicious activity of two persons, some rounds of firing were done. However, both the suspects managed to escape.
6 terrorists were caught on 9th August
Kashmir Police and Indian Army had arrested 6 terrorists before August 15 during a joint operation. Ammunition and weapons were recovered from them. The first case is of the night of 9th August, where three terrorists were caught in Athlan Gadole of Kokernag. Three people including an army soldier were injured during the encounter.
The second case is of Uri in Baramulla, where security personnel caught 3 Lashkar terrorists. A case was registered against them under UAPA and Arms Act. Baramulla Police and security forces of Army’s 16 Sikh Light Infantry spotted a suspect in Churunda Uri while patrolling. Seeing the security forces, he started running away, but the security forces caught him. He was identified as Shaukat Ali Awan, a resident of Uri. Two grenades were recovered from him. Read the full news here…
Security personnel had arrested 3 terrorist associates of Lashkar-e-Taiba organization.
Three terrorists were killed on 6 August
On August 6, the Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police had killed two terrorists near the LoC in a joint operation. These terrorists were trying to infiltrate near the LoC. On the same day in the evening, another terrorist who was trying to infiltrate was killed. Read the full news here…
This visual was released by the army. In this, terrorists are seen trying to infiltrate near LoC in Poonch.
Three soldiers were martyred in Kulgam on August 4.
On August 4, terrorists had fired on the army tent in Halan forest of Kulgam. After this, firing started from both sides, which continued till late night. Three soldiers were injured in this incident. All three were admitted to the Military Hospital in Srinagar. All three died late in the night during treatment. Read the full news here…