The ongoing encounter between security forces and militants in Anantnag district of Kashmir division has ended. The security forces have succeeded in killing one terrorist. A rifle and other ammunition and drugs etc. have been recovered from the terrorist.
Security forces launched search operation in the Larnoo area of Anantnag:
According to information received from the army, security forces launched a search operation in the Larnoo area of Anantnag following inputs about the presence of militants there on Saturday morning. On this basis, the security forces started a search operation in Larnoo village. Meanwhile, terrorist hiding started firing on the security forces.
Security forces asked the militants to surrender:
Security forces immediately started firing on the terrorists, taking the front. Firing continued on both sides for a long time. During this period, the security forces asked the militants to surrender but the terrorists ignored it and continued firing on the security forces. The security forces have succeeded in killing a terrorist in the ongoing firing from both sides.
AK rifle, ammunition and medicines recovered from terrorist:
An AK rifle, ammunition and medicines etc. have been recovered from him. Although it is not clear how many terrorists were present at the site of the encounter, in view of this, the security forces are still continuing the search operation in the area.
A joint operation launched today early morning in Anantnag: Indian Army
“A joint operation was launched today early morning in Anantnag based on Jammu & Kashmir Police inputs. Cordon was laid & contact was established. Firefight ensued. One terrorist eliminated & one AK rifle recovered. Joint operation in progress”, said the Indian army.