42 militants killed in JK in Sep

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Srinagar, Oct 2: The successful encounters both infiltration and insurgency operations in Kashmir Valley, the army has killed 42 militants in the month of Sep, said defence spokesman on Saturday, Oct 2.

“As many as 42 well-armed and trained, both local and foreign militants, have been eliminated in the ongoing counter-terrorism operations conducted by the Army in September," the spokesman said.

He also said a large cache of arms and ammunition has also been unearthed during this period.

“Vigilant troops along the LoC have intercepted, engaged and eliminated 16 militants and while conducting joint operations with the Special Operations group of state police in the hinterland, 26 militants were killed," he said, adding the synergy between the security forces has resulted in these result oriented encounters.

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