J&K: Indian army foils big terror attack, eliminates 3 terrorist

Uri: The Indian Army on Thursday eliminated three terrorist involved in a major terrorist attack. The terrorist were eliminated in Rampur sector near Uri, Baramullah district of North Kashmir.

According to the India TV sources, “Indian Army has eliminated 3 terrorists in the Rampur sector near Uri on LoC. The terrorists had recently crossed over from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir into the Indian side.”

Recently, the terrorist has crossed over from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (POK) into the Indian side. Army recovered 5 AK-47s, 8 pistols and 70 hand grenades from the terrorists killed in the operation, said government sources.

The Indian Army had recently foiled an infiltration bid by terrorists in the LoC in Uri sector and has been conducting search operations in a big way there since the last two-three days.

“In the early hours today, a movement was observed in Hathlanga forest, Rampur sector. In a brief operation, the attempt was eliminated, with neutralization of 3 terrorists. A similar attempt was made on (September) 18, which was foiled,” General DP Pandey, Chinar Corps Commander told media.

“We all are well aware this year Army and Police is on a mission to give a chance to militants to come back to mainstream and surrender. Due to this Pakistan got frustrated to see the development. Pakistan handlers of militant outfits are on fire. They have operated and adopted modes of operende to kill unarmed police and Civilian via Pistol. This is new trend by Pakistan to use Pistol in Kashmir as it is easy to carry out strikes,” he added.

According to the report, there were 6 terrorists, and the search operation to chase the remaining 3 is underway.

Meanwhile, a terrorist was killed in an encounter with the security forces in South Kashmir’s Shopian district.

On Wednesday night, Anayat Ashraf Dar, a recently active terrorist who was earlier an Over Ground Worker (OGW) of militants, fired at a civilian Jeewer Hameed Bhat, who got seriously injured and was hospitalised.

The police said Anayat also used to threaten other people in and around his village with his illegally acquired weapons.

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