Encounters between security forces and terrorists continue in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. According to the information received so far, security forces have piled up a terrorist and surrounded some terrorists in a village in Avantipora here. According to sources, the terrorist organization Hizbul Mujahideen Commander Riyaz Naiku is known to be hiding here.
Giving information, Kashmir Zone Police said, ‘Encounter is going on in Sharashali Khru area of Awantipora. Along with the security forces, the Jammu and Kashmir Police is also involved in this operation. According to sources, the operation started after the security forces came to know about the hiding of Hizbul Mujahideen’s top commander Riyaz Naiku.
#UPDATE Jammu & Kashmir: One terrorist killed in the encounter at Sharshali Khrew area of Awantipora. Police and security forces are carrying out the operation which is still underway. https://t.co/tkrQTPTRVc
— ANI (@ANI) May 6, 2020
Significantly, two militants were killed in an encounter between security forces and militants in Handwara of Jammu and Kashmir. But in this encounter, 5 security personnel, including an army colonel and a major, were killed. Those killed in the encounter included two army personnel and a commando of the Jammu and Kashmir Police.
After this, terrorists carried out the attack on security forces once again in Handwara district on Monday. The terrorists opened fire on a patrolling team of CRPF in Kajiabad area of Handwara. 3 CRPF jawans of the CRPF were killed in this attack. A terrorist involved in this attack was killed.