Security forces kiled five foreign terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday, according to the additional director general of police (ADGP) Kashmir, Vijay Kumar.
This encounter marks the first major attempt of infiltration in the region this year from the Kupwara sector.
The operation was initiated based on specific intelligence input leading to a joint operation by the Army and Police forces. The encounter took place in the Jumagund area along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district.
The Kashmir Zone Police had earlier shared this information through a tweet, stating that an encounter had commenced and that further details would be shared subsequently.
“An encounter has started between terrorists and joint parties of Army & Police on a specific input of Kupwara Police in Jumagund area of LoC of Kupwara district. Further details shall follow,” Kashmir Zone Police had earlier tweeted. On June 13, two terrorists were neutralized during this operation in the Dobanar Machhal area along the LoC. The search operation is still ongoing in that region