Encounter in Kashmir: 3 terrorists killed, 2 jawans injured in an encounter with security forces in Batmaloo, Srinagar

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Pune/Srinagar, September 17, 2020:Three militants have been killed in an encounter between the security forces and militants in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. According to news agency ANI, the encounter is going on in the Batmaloo area of Srinagar.

Police and CRPF personnel are on the front and the search for terrorists is on. This encounter has been going on since 3.50 am on Thursday. The movement of security forces has been increased in the vicinity.

Meanwhile, in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan has again violated the ceasefire in Balakot and Mendhar sector of Poonch district at around 6.45 am on Thursday morning.

CRPF and SOG personnel are fighting the terrorists. It is reported that three terrorists have been killed. However, there is also news of a CRPF officer being injured. Currently, the encounter continues.

Earlier on Wednesday, security forces were informed about the hideout of terrorists in Marval village of Kakapora, Pulwama. After this, the security forces started a search operation in the area. Meanwhile, the terrorists started firing on the security forces, the J&K Police, Army’s 50 RR and CRPF joint team surrounded the terrorists. Security forces were informed about the hiding of two to three terrorists. Two soldiers have been injured in this encounter. At the moment, the encounter is still ongoing and we are awaiting more information.

According to the information, earlier on Tuesday, the Jammu and Kashmir Police busted a gang of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist organization. The police had received information that an organization of three youths from Kashmir were in touch with Pakistani terrorists.

The three youths of the organization were identified as Arshid Ahmed Khan, resident of Gutli Bagh, Majid Rasul, resident of Ganderbal and Mohammad Asif Nazar. All three were in contact with Pakistani terrorist Fayaz Khan. He used to direct them to carry out terrorist activities in the area.