J&K: Encounter breaks out between terrorists and security forces in Kulgam
Monday, 25 May 2020 34 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Kulgam Police are on the job. No casualty has been reported yet. More details are awaited. On May 19, two terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces at Nawakadal area of Srinagar.
To refresh the mood amid COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of India (GoI) organised cultural event 'Jashan-i-Chilay Kalan' in Srinagar. It was organised by North Zone Cultural Center, Patiala and Ministry of Culture, GoI. The artists from across Kashmir participated in the event. They performed various Kashmiri folk feats and entertained the audience. Event aimed at promoting artists in the valley who are coping up with pandemic. Audience enjoyed and appreciated the efforts of artists in cultural programme.
Two security force personnel were killed in a terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir. Police said the attack took place on a quick reaction team (QRT) on the outskirts of Srinagar. Following the attack, security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation. Police said that QRT came under indiscriminate firing by 3 ultras, who were travelling in a van. The injured jawans were rushed to a military facility in Sharifabad camp where they succumbed.
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Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir region received fresh spell of snowfall and rain which have triggered cold wave conditions in the region. The snowfall led to closure of several roads connecting remote villages in the area. In view of heavy snowfall in the higher reaches of the valley, a 'low danger' avalanche warning was issued for Poonch, Rajouri, Ramban, Doda, Anantnag, Kulgam, Baramulla, and Ganderbal.
Three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers were killed in J-K's Kulgam on October 29 after terrorists opened fire at them. DGP of J-K, Dilbag Singh said, "Terrorists involved in the killing of three BJP workers in Kulgam on Oct 29 have been identified, further investigation is underway."
Last rites of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker Fida Hussain performed in J-K's Kulgam on Oct 30. His family was in deep shock after his sad demise during terror attack. The mortal remains of BJP worker Umer Ramzan Hajam also brought to his residence. Three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers were killed in J-K's Kulgam on October 29 after terrorists opened fire at them.
IGP Jammu Mukesh Singh on Nagrota encounter said, "During a routine check, a truck was intercepted at 5 am. Driver of the truck fled. During search, CRPF soldiers and police were fired upon using heavy ammunitions and grenades were also lobbed. More forces were called in and encounter went on for 3 hours." "4 terrorists were killed during the encounter. 11 AK-47s rifles, 3 pistols, 29 grenades and other devices were recovered from them. It seems they had infiltrated with the intention of doing something big and were headed towards Kashmir valley. Operation is underway," he added.
At least four terrorists have been gunned down and two police constables sustained injuries in the encounter at Ban Toll Plaza in Jammu on November 19. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and J-K Police received input about the movement of terrorists from Samba sector towards Nagrota. When the terrorists reached the toll plaza they were trapped and eliminated by the security forces. Total 11 AK-47 rifles and several grenades have been recovered. The encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces on the morning of November 19.
Two unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on November 10. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Kutpora area after receiving information about the presence of militants. CRPF and Indian Army troops conducted the joint search operation. The search operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired upon the security forces, who retaliated. Their identification and group affiliation is being ascertained. Watch the full video for more.
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Two terrorists were killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam. A cordon and search operation was jointly launched by police, Army and CRPF. Security forces had information..
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