J&K; Two LeT terrorists neutralised in Karan Nagar encounter; operation underway
Intermittent firing continued for the second day between security personnel and terrorists at CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Karan Nagar on Tuesday which killed two terrorist. Arms & ammunition were also recovered.Yesterday, one CRPF personnel had lost his life in the attack on CRPF camp. With the recovery of another soldier's body during searches inside the Sunjuwan army camp, the death toll in the terror attack in Jammu has risen to seven.
Speaking to ANI, Kashmir IGP SP Pani said,''Two terrorists have been killed. Arms & ammunition are recovered. It was Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit. One CRPF jawan has been injured but is completely out of danger.''
Confirming about the encounter, SP Vaid, DGP, Jammu & Kashmir said,''One terrorist of LeT neutralised in Srinagar's Karan Nagar encounter.''
Second militant in Srinagar's Karan Nagar encounter killed, mopping operations under way, reports PTI news agency.
Speaking on Srinagar's Karan Nagar encounter which is currently underway, Swayam Prakash Pani, IGP, Kashmir said,''We are suspecting presence of two terrorists, the operation is in its final stage. We have been successful in doing a deliberate assault, we are expecting the operation to finish it very soon.''
Speaking to ANI, Zulfiqar Hasan, IG Operation, CRPF on encounter underway in Srinagar's Karan Nagar said,''Encounter is still going on, we are operating cautiously to avoid any collateral damage to citizens and property.''
Encounter is still going on, we are operating cautiously to avoid any collateral damage to citizens and property: Zulfiqar Hasan, IG Operation, CRPF on encounter underway in Srinagar's Karan Nagar #JammuAndKashmir pic.twitter.com/I7af7y6dnC— ANI (@ANI) February 13, 2018
Also, Security forces conducted several search operation in Jammu's Raipur Domana area. Helicopter were also being used to conduct surveillance of the area.
Jammu & Kashmir: Security forces conduct search operation in Jammu's Raipur Domana area; Helicopter being used to conduct surveillance of the area (Visuals deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/XjT5ShWcAA— ANI (@ANI) February 13, 2018
Mehbooba Mufti met family members of four Army personnel who lost their lives in Sunjuwan attack.
On Monday, a CRPF personnel who was seriously injured in gunfight during ongoing encounter at CRPF camp in Srinagar's Karan Nagar succumbed to injuries. A fierce encounter broke out between terrorists and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday morning following a thwarted bid to attack a camp here.
The guard, posted at the headquarters of the CRPF's 23 battalion headquarters, saw two suspected terrorists approaching the camp at around 4.30 am and opened fire. The two, who were armed with AK-47 rifles, fled from the spot.
The militants fled from the spot, the spokesman said, adding searches were launched soon after to track down theultras.