Kashmir: Encounter with Pak-backed terrorists in Bandipora injures two Indian Army officials

Indian security forces walk away after eliminating Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist commander Saifullah on November 2, 2020. (Photo: News Intervention)
Indian security forces walk away after eliminating Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist commander Saifullah on November 1, 2020. (Photo: News Intervention)

Brief exchange of fire happened between Pak-backed terrorists and Indian army in Rangi forests in Bandipora, Jammu and Kashmir . Two army soldiers got injured in the shoulder, however both are stable.

According to top Police official search operations started in rangi forests upper reaches of Bandipora after the input of terrorists presence were received. The hiding terrorists fired on searching party which led to injuries of two soldiers. Meanwhile more reinforcements have rushed to the spot and searches for hiding terrorists are intensified.

10 lakh bounty on Lashkar terrorist

According to police reports, Razaq was fatally attacked by two terrorists who stormed the compound of a Territorial Army official. Fortunately, Razaq’s brother, Mohammad Tahir Choudhary, a soldier in the Territorial Army, managed to escape unharmed from the assailants.

A police spokesperson stated, “Credible evidence has been obtained that identifies one of the assailants as a ‘foreign terrorist’ with the code name Abu Hamza.” The police, along with security forces deployed in the Rajouri-Poonch districts, are actively working to neutralize this group responsible for the heinous act of terror.

In response to the incident, authorities have announced a reward of ₹10 lakh for providing information leading to the arrest of the terrorist, Abu Hamza. The wanted terrorist, described as a 32-year-old individual wearing a Pathani suit with a brown shawl and carrying an orange bag, has been operating in the Shadra Sharief and Der ki Gali areas, engaging in various terror activities.

Poster released by Police (Photo: Web)

Later, police poster featuring the likeness of the terrorist has been released, urging the public to come forward with any relevant information. Additionally, the spokesperson emphasized, “Whoever provides any information leading to the arrest of the accused shall be rewarded ₹10 lakh, and the identity of the informant will be kept secret.”

Evidently, the security forces are on their toes as the infiltration attempts are rising in the valley.

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