New Delhi: An encounter broke out between militants and safety forces in Shirmal space of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday, police mentioned. In keeping with a report by information company IANS, the firefight began after a joint staff of police and safety forces received details about the presence of terrorists in that space.
“Encounter has began at Shirmal space of Shopian. Police and safety forces are on the job,” police mentioned.
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Terrorists hiding within the space began firing because the police approached, drawing retaliation by the safety forces. The realm has been cordoned off by the safety forces, police added.
Earlier within the day, a senior Military officer mentioned that there are round 150 militants on the launchpads throughout the Line of Management (LoC) who’re able to infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir, whereas 500 to 700 others are present process coaching at eleven terror camps.
“There are about 500 to 700 individuals on the 11 coaching camps at Manshera, Kotli and Muzaffarabad throughout the LoC,” information company PTI quoted the officer as saying. Nevertheless, the safety forces have efficiently been capable of thwart infiltration bids by the militants alongside LoC, he added.
It’s to be famous that there have been a collection of encounters between militants and safety forces in Kashmir over the previous few months through which many terrorists and their commanders have been killed.
Earlier on June 15, one out of two terrorists belonging to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) killed in Shopian encounter was concerned within the killing of financial institution supervisor Vijay Kumar in Kulgam district, in accordance with police.
On June 20, Kashmir Inspector Normal of Police (IGP) Vijay Kumar mentioned seven militants, together with three Pakistanis, have been killed in numerous encounters with safety forces in Jammu and Kashmir.