Srinagar: A prime Jaish-e-Mohammed commander was killed in a gun battle that began between the safety forces and terrorists in Tilwani Mohalla within the Tral space of Jammu and Kashmir’s Awantipora district on Wednesday (October 13).
“Terrorist Sham Sofi (was) killed in Tral encounter,” IGP Kashmir stated.
The safety forces suspect there are one or two militants trapped. The joint operation of CRPF and the police was launched after receiving inputs of the presence of terrorists within the space.
A police officer stated, “As a joint looking out group of forces cordoned the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists fired upon the looking out occasion which was retaliated and an encounter began.”
Kashmir zone police tweeted, “#Encounter has began at Tilwani Mohalla Waggad in #Tral space of #Awantipora. Police & Safety Forces are on the job. Additional particulars shall comply with.”
The sources within the police stated that they’ve enter that one to 2 terrorists are trapped. Nonetheless, the precise quantity may be stated as soon as the operation concludes, he added.
That is the fifth encounter within the final three days between safety forces and terrorists within the union territory. To date, seven terrorists have been killed by safety forces within the final 4 encounters.