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They stated the search operation was launched in the realm and in elements of Thanamandi in the early hours of Sunday after intelligence inputs recommended motion by a contemporary group of terrorists who managed to sneak into this aspect and have been hiding in the forest space.

By Press Trust of India, Jammu

PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2021 01:07 AM IST

An unidentified terrorist was killed in an encounter with safety forces on Sunday following a search operation in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, officers stated.

The encounter began when terrorists opened fireplace on a joint search get together of the Army and police in the forest space of Dori Maal close to Barote Gali in Manjakote space, they stated.

The encounter was nonetheless occurring when final reviews have been acquired, the officers stated.

They stated the search operation was launched in the realm and in elements of Thanamandi in the early hours of Sunday after intelligence inputs recommended motion by a contemporary group of terrorists who managed to sneak into this aspect and have been hiding in the forest space.

The identification and group affiliation of the slain terrorist have been but to be ascertained, the officers stated.

The twin districts of Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu area have witnessed a spurt in infiltration makes an attempt since June this year, ensuing in the killing of 9 terrorists in separate encounters.

Three troopers additionally laid down their lives in the sooner operations.

The Sunday’s encounter was the most recent in a collection of gunfights as safety forces intensified counter-insurgency operations in the Valley, killing 94 terrorists thus far this year.

It additionally comes at a time when Jammu & Kashmir is witnessing a spike in violence and assaults on political leaders.

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