An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district. Encounter took place in Munand area of Shopian district on June 18. Police and security forces are carrying out the operation. Search operation is underway and further details are awaited in this regard.
At least three unidentified terrorists were eliminated in an encounter that broke out in Turkwangam area of Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir on morning of June 16. Search operation is underway. Police and security forces are on the spot and have condoned the area. Further details shall follow.
5 terrorists neutralised in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian on June 10. Briefing about the operation, Brigadier Ajay Katoch informed that terrorists killed in encounter were involved in brainwashing and coercing local youth in joining terrorist ranks. "They were involved in numerous acts, including killing of apple traders last year, threatening innocent civilians, businessmen and shopkeepers. They were also involved in brainwashing and coercing local youth in joining terrorist ranks. There were also reports of them being involved in the abduction of Police personnel and carrying out standoff attacks, grenade attacks on security forces pickets," he said.
An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on June 10. Three terrorists have been neutralised in the encounter in Sugoo area. Joint operation was launched after receiving inputs. Cordon was laid and contact was established at 05:30 am. Police and security forces are carrying out the operation. Search operation is still underway.
Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Kashmir, Vijay Kumar on July 4 visited the residence of a civilian, who was killed during an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Sopore on July 1. He was accompanied by other senior police officers during the visit. IGP Kumar paid condolences to the family members and prayed for the departed soul. A jawan had also died while three personnel were injured in encounter. The civilian was killed by terrorists on July 1 in Sopore. Heart-wrenching images of a 3-year-old boy, grandson of the deceased had emerged from the encounter site.
Wreath laying ceremony of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was performed in JandK's Humhama on July 02. He lost his life in a terrorist attack in JandK's Sopore on July 01. Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Vijay Kumar along with officers and jawans of police and security forces paid floral tribute to fallen CRPF jawan. Terrorists fired upon CRPF patrolling party and in the attack a civilian also lost his life.
While speaking to media in JandK's Humhuma on July 02, the Additional Director General (ADG) of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) JandK Zone, Zulfiquar Hasan spoke on civilian's death during a terror attack in Sopore on July 01. He said, "It was an extremely unfortunate incident. I think some people have tried to give it a spin by saying that CRPF took him (a civilian) out of the vehicle and shot him." "It is totally untrue," ADG added.