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Top Jaish-e-Mohammed militant killed in encounter in Avantipore, Jammu and Kashmir A firefight broke out between security forces and militants at Tilwani Mohalla in Tral area of Avantipora. Currently there are still skirmishes going on. The Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, identified the militant killed in the Vijay Kumar encounter as Sham Sophie of Jaish-e-Mohammed. Vijay Kumar claimed that top Jaish-e-Mohammed commander Sham Sophie was killed in the troll encounter. Still revealed that the operation will continue.
Ongoing operation in Jammu and Kashmir .. Army vs. Terrorists
The move comes after security forces killed seven militants in five major operations in Jammu and Kashmir over the past two days. On Monday, five Indian Army soldiers, including a commissioned junior officer, were killed in a shootout in the Shahdara area near the Poonch-Rajouri district border. Three militants were killed in the ensuing encounter. In all, five militants were killed by police and security forces in two other operations in Shopian district of south Kashmir.
NIA raids in Jammu and Kashmir: Four arrested
Two other militants were killed in two separate operations in Anantnag and Bandipora districts. Meanwhile, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has been conducting raids on terrorist affiliates and underground workers in 16 areas of Jammu and Kashmir. All of them are residents of Srinagar.
NIA focused on affiliates of terrorist groups
A spokesman for the National Investigation Agency said they were arrested during raids in Srinagar, Pulwama and Shopian districts on Tuesday. The NIA said the suspects were accomplices of terrorists, working as ground workers (OGWs) for various banned terrorist organizations and were involved in terrorist activities. . It was revealed that the NIA is currently conducting investigations into the conspiracy to carry out attacks in other major cities including Jammu and Kashmir and New Delhi.
NIA targeting terrorist ground workers
Terrorist ground workers belonging to these organizations are said to be conspiring with their handlers and commanders in their neighboring country. Local youths are being used for recruitment and training in the management of weapons and explosives. It has been revealed that many innocent civilians, security personnel are being killed and attempts are being made to create unrest in the Kashmir Valley, in the wake of which the NIA investigation is ongoing.
Top Jaish-e-Mohammed top terrorist killed in encounter in Awantipora, Jammu and Kashmir A firefight broke out between security forces and militants at Tilwani Mohalla in Tral area .NIA also doing raids and arrested 4 militants
Story first published: Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 17:12 [IST]