Web4Study Network, Srinagar / Kupwara / Baramula
Updated Wed, 01 Jul 2020 01:20 AM IST
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- Infiltration in Kupwara failed, retaliation destroyed a checkpoint in PoK, many soldiers injured
- Two local Jaish terrorists wiped out in Anantnag, five terrorists killed in 24 hours
In Kupwara district, the soldiers posted on the LoC saw two groups of eight terrorists intruding on Monday-Tuesday night. On this, the army opened heavy fire on the terrorists. Sources said that two terrorists from Al Badr were killed and one Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist was injured. It was a group of Al Badr and Lashkar. Other militants were frightened by the army’s action and took advantage of the darkness to escape the PoK.
At the same time, buoyed by this action, the Pakistani army fired on shells targeting forward posts and residential areas on Tuesday in Naugam sector of Baramulla district. In the army’s retaliation, Pakistan suffered heavy losses in Neelam in PoK and Lipa Valley. One of his posts was destroyed. At least two soldiers were killed and four to five were injured. Earlier, Pakistani army had also opened fire at the Raavan and Darshan posts in the Tangdhar sector on Monday evening.
Revenge of martyrdom taken within four days
In Waghama village of Bijbihara in Anantnag district of South Kashmir, security forces on Tuesday took revenge for the martyrdom within four days by killing two militants in an encounter. The two were partners of JKIS militant Zahid Das and were involved in the killing of a CRPF personnel and a four-year-old innocent in Bijbihara on 26 June. Arms and some documents have also been recovered from them. The slain terrorists were hiding under the ground. The terrorists were asked several times to surrender, but they did not agree. According to sources, the slain terrorists belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammed. These include Yawar Ahmed of Hatigam Bijbihara and Arshid Ahmed of Marhama Bijbihara. They will be buried by DNA sampling.
Were also involved in killing the policeman
The initial information in the Anantnag encounter was that militant Zahid Das has been killed in the encounter, which is responsible for killing the CRPF jawan and a four-year-old child in Bijbihara on 26 June. Later IG Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that Zahid was not included in the slain terrorists. Two other terrorists killed were involved in the killing of a policeman along with Zahid last year and the recent killing of CRPF jawan and child.
Maximum 48 terrorists killed in June
IG Vijay Kumar said that so far this year, most of the 48 terrorists have been killed in the month of June. Of these, 37 have been killed only in southern Kashmir.