Anantnag encounter: There was an encounter between terrorists and security forces on Wednesday last week in Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir. This encounter started like this when the terrorists secretly attacked the security forces. Actually, the Indian Army received intelligence that Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists were hiding in Kokernag area of Anantnag district of South Kashmir. After this, army personnel reached the spot along with Jammu and Kashmir Police.
At the same time, seeing the security forces coming, the terrorists got scared and attacked the soldiers secretly. Due to this sudden attack, three soldiers who reached the spot were martyred. Commanding Officer of the 19th Rashtriya Rifles of the Indian Army, Colonel Manpreet Singh and Major Ashish Dhonchak and DSP Humayun Muzammil Bhatt were martyred on the spot. Later another soldier was martyred. Then after the body of missing soldier Pradeep Singh was found, the number of martyred soldiers increased to 5.
How many days did the operation last?
The Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police ended this operation started last week in Kokernag, Anantnag of South Kashmir on Tuesday. The army carried out this operation for a total of seven days. As part of the operation, terrorists were found and killed. Not only this, but the arms and ammunition found from them were also deactivated. This operation was also conducted in the forests of Garol.
How many terrorists were killed?
In this operation in Anantnag, security forces killed two terrorists. Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Uzair Khan was involved in this. The bodies of both the terrorists have been recovered. It was believed that two to three terrorists were involved in this encounter. However, so far two terrorists have been killed and the operation has been ended. In such a situation, it has become clear that perhaps only two terrorists were involved in this encounter.
What is happening currently?
Additional DGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar had said on Tuesday that even though the Anantnag encounter has been brought to an end. But the search operation is going to continue. He said that the reason for this is that there are shells lying here, which are active. It is important to deactivate these. Therefore this work is being done now. People have been appealed not to come to this area. At present, army personnel are present in this entire area.
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