In a significant development, security forces successfully eliminated five foreign terrorists during an encounter in the Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. The operation, led by joint teams of the Army and Police, marks a major victory in the ongoing efforts to combat terrorism in the region.
According to the additional director general of police (ADGP) Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, the encounter took place in the Jumagund area of the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara. As the encounter unfolded, security forces launched a search operation to ensure the area was thoroughly cleared of any potential threats.
This incident highlights the first major infiltration attempt in Kashmir this year through the Kupwara sector. The elimination of these five foreign terrorists not only disrupts their nefarious plans but also serves as a stern message to those seeking to undermine peace and stability in the region.
The Kashmir Zone Police initially tweeted about the encounter, stating, “An encounter has started between terrorists and joint parties of Army & Police on a specific input of Kupwara Police in Jumagund area of LoC of Kupwara district. Further details shall follow.” The security forces’ coordinated efforts and timely intelligence inputs played a crucial role in neutralizing the terrorists.
This success comes just days after another operation in the Kupwara district on June 13, where two terrorists were eliminated by a joint operation conducted by the Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police in the Dobanar Machhal area along the LoC. The search operation in the region is still ongoing to ensure complete security.
The continuous efforts by the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir demonstrate their unwavering commitment to maintaining peace and safeguarding the lives of civilians. These encounters serve as a testament to their bravery and dedication in countering the threats posed by terrorists infiltrating the region.
The government of India remains resolute in its determination to dismantle terrorist networks and restore peace and normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir. The collective efforts of the Army, Police, and intelligence agencies are crucial in preventing any untoward incidents and securing the lives of the people residing in the region.
The elimination of these five foreign terrorists is a significant blow to the operations of terrorist organizations and sends a strong message that their actions will not be tolerated. The security forces will continue their relentless pursuit to neutralize any potential threats and maintain peace in the region.
The successful encounter in Kupwara stands as a testament to the resilience and determination of the security forces, who remain at the forefront of the battle against terrorism, ensuring the safety and security of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
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