Srinagar. On Monday, two Lashkar-e-Taiba militants had been killed in an encounter with safety forces in Previous Barjulla space of Srinagar. One in all them was a Pakistani terrorist, who was concerned in a number of assaults on safety forces lately. police gave this info.
A police official stated that safety forces began a siege and search operation in Previous Barjulla space of the town within the early hours of Monday after receiving details about the presence of militants within the space. He stated that when the search operation was happening round 8.45 am, the terrorists began firing on the safety forces.
The officer stated the safety forces retaliated, following which the encounter started. The officer stated that two militants had been killed within the shootout. Inspector Common of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh stated that one of many two terrorists killed was Pakistani and the highest commander of Lashkar, named Saifullah. He was lately concerned in a number of assaults on safety forces in and round Srinagar.
“I’ve been killed in a terrorist operation named Saifullah, who was the highest commander of Pakistan and Lashkar,” Singh stated at a press convention on the police management room right here. He was concerned in three main assaults on safety forces in Naugam, Chadura and Kandijal. He stated that to date this yr there have been eight encounters within the metropolis of Srinagar, wherein 18 terrorists have been killed.
The DGP stated that in all, 75 profitable anti-terrorism operations have been carried out to date this yr, wherein 18 terrorists have been killed. This yr 138 terrorists and their accomplices have additionally been arrested. It is a kind of report compared to the earlier yr when it comes to achievements of the marketing campaign. The variety of each killed and arrested terrorists is increased this yr than final yr. The Union Territory Police Chief stated that each one the operations in opposition to terrorism this yr had been carried out in an expert method.
“Apart from one operation in Batmaloo Srinagar, wherein one lady sadly died within the firing on each side, all of the operations had been carried out by the safety forces very clearly,” Singh stated.
He stated in response to a query that this yr, 19 policemen of Jammu and Kashmir had been killed, whereas 21 CRPF personnel and 15 Military personnel had been killed. Most of them died on the Line of Management.
Requested whether or not Lashkar and different organizations had been attempting to determine a foothold once more within the metropolis of Srinagar, the DGP stated that the safety forces had been capable of keep watch over the terrorists as a result of efficient intelligence community. He stated, “Lashkar and all organizations try to determine their foothold within the metropolis, however our intelligence community is superb and efficient. Due to this efficient community, our troopers are capable of detect them. He stated that just one terrorist is at present energetic within the metropolis and he has been concerned in some assaults on safety forces.
DGP stated, “We’re searching for him and can carry him to justice very quickly.” Requested concerning the variety of youths who’ve been separated from terrorism to date within the valley, Singh stated that 26 such youths have been introduced again with the assistance of their dad and mom and police. (Company)
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