Uri: A terrorist was killed by security forces in an encounter in the Uri town of Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday, police said.
In a post on social media post on X, formerly twitter, Kashmir Zone Police said, “One terrorist killed. Search going on. Further details shall follow”
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) September 16, 2023
The encounter broke out in the Hathlanga forward area of Uri.
Meanwhile, the Indian Army, along with Jammu and Kashmir Police, also resumed operations on the fourth consecutive day against terrorists “holed up” in the forest area of the Gadole in the Kokernag area of Anantnag district.
As per officials, 2-3 terrorists are believed to be engaging security forces in the hilly terrain of Anantnag district.
Sharing statement of Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Kashmir Vijay Kumar, Kashmir Zone Police posted on micro-blogging site X a day ago, “Rtd Police/Army officers should avoid “ Ambush Hypothesis”. It is a specific input based ops. Ops is in progress and all 2-3 trapped terrorists will be neutralised”.
Army has maintained a tight cordon-off in the area, they said.
Meanwhile, a soldier who had been reported missing Thursday lost his life in the ongoing encounter, officials said on Friday.”One more soldier has lost his life in the Anantnag operations. He had been reported missing since yesterday (Thursday),” Security officials said.