3 terrorist associates of LeT, Hizbul Mujahideen held in J&K's Kupwara and Pulwama
Friday, 30 October 2020 This comes a day after three BJP workers were shot dead by militants in the north Kashmir district. The Resistance Front (TRF), believed to be a shadow group of the LeT, has claimed responsibility for the killings.
Two terrorists were eliminated in Jammu and Kashmir on March 28. Vijay Kumar, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, said that Shopian police had received information about some terrorists hiding in a village, following which, a cordon was laid by police, Army, and CRPF. An encounter subsequently broke out in which a terrorist affiliated with Hizbul Mujahideen, and another linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba were killed. Kumar said that an AK47 rifle, a pistol, and an M4 rifle were recovered from the terrorists. The M4 carbine is widely used by US military personnel. Watch the full video for more.
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Updating on Shopian encounter, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar informed that one Hizbul Mujahideen and one LeT terrorists were gunned down. "One HM terrorist Inatullah Shaikh and one LeT terrorist Adil Malik killed in the Shopian encounter. One AK-47 rifle and one M4 rifle recovered. Shaikh came to India from Pakistan last week. In this year, two M4 rifles have been recovered so far," said IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar.
Amid increase in demand for oxygen to fight against COVID-19, an oxygen plant has been set up in Jammu and Kashmir. The O2 plant has been set up at Sub District Hospital (SDH) in Kupwara district. The oxygen plant will help everyone across the city amid oxygen crisis. "This facility will be beneficial for everyone," Dr. Sheikh Iqbal, Consultant Physician said to ANI. Meanwhile, JandK has reported over 16,993 active COVID-19 cases.
The Jammu and Kashmir Police busted a Pak-sponsored narco terror module in Kupwara on April 08. Police also arrested one person in this connection. 9 kg heroin has also been seized worth Rs 50-60 crore. Police succeeded in busting the module after a tip-off.
Indian Army repatriated a youth to Pakistani authorities who inadvertently crossed the Line of Control (LoC) and entered into Indian side in Kupwara area on the night of April 05. The youth identified as Mausam, was kept under surveillance with due care by the Indian troops. Pakistani authorities were informed about him. The youth was presented with clothes and sweets on his return on April 07. On humanitarian grounds, Indian Army has always been prompt in various similar incidents in past.
An encounter happened in Pulwama on April 02 where three terrorists were gunned down by the police. Kashmir IGP, Vijay Kumar said, "When we interrogated, we got to know that three terrorists have been hidden in a house in Ghat Mohalla area. Then, the firing started at 04:30 am. Militants wanted to get out of the house but they failed to do so as security forces retaliated. Then encounter started in which three terrorists were gunned down."