News Desk, Amar Ujala, Jammu
Published by: Prashant Kumar
Updated Fri, 16 Jul 2021 11:10 AM IST
Security forces have destroyed a terrorist hideout in Awantipora and recovered a huge amount of ammunition.
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Let us inform that the police had received information that there is a terrorist hideout in Ziarat area in Naudal. Based on this, the security forces started a search operation in the area. During this an underground hideout was found. In which seven mortars (51 mm), 260 cartridges of PIKA rifle, two grenades and two sprays (made of chilli) have been recovered.
On the other hand, two terrorists have been killed in the ongoing encounter between the security forces and the terrorists. Both the terrorists killed were of Lashkar-e-Taiba. At present the search operation is going on. This operation is being carried out by a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF.
Security agencies had received inputs about the hiding of terrorists in Alamdar Colony, Danmar area of Srinagar. After which the security forces surrounded the area. The security forces asked the terrorists to surrender. But the terrorists did not surrender and started firing on the security forces. The security forces also retaliated. In which two terrorists were killed. IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar has told that both the local terrorists belonged to Lashkar-e-Taiba. At present, the search operation is going on in the area. This is the second encounter in Srinagar this month.
According to IGP Vijay Kumar, 78 terrorists have been eliminated in the Kashmir Valley so far this year. Of the total terrorists killed, 39 terrorists were from Lashkar-e-Taiba. Other terrorists were associated with Hizbul Mujahideen, Al-Badar, Jaish-e-Mohammed and Ansar-Ghazwatul-Hind.