Police mentioned that thus far this yr eight militants have surrendered throughout “reside encounters” throughout the Valley
Srinagar: Two Jaish-e-Muhammad militants had been killed in a gunfight with safety forces in Mochu space on the outskirts of Jammu and Kashmir’s summer season capital Srinagar in a single day, the officers mentioned on Wednesday.
The slain militants have been recognized as Javaid Ahmad Ganaie, a resident of southern Pulwama district and his Pakistani affiliate Khalid alias Ilyas. The J&Okay police in an announcement mentioned that the duo was given the chance to give up. “Nonetheless, they fired indiscriminately upon the joint search occasion which was retaliated resulting in an encounter,” it mentioned.
IGP (Kashmir) Vijay Kumar advised reporters right here that, thus far, this yr eight militants have surrendered throughout “reside encounters” throughout the Valley of which 5 surrenders came about within the October alone.
“This yr, thus far, eight surrenders came about in reside encounters within the Valley of which 5 militants surrendered within the month of October alone. It’s a welcome growth,” he mentioned.
In the meantime, one soldier every from the Military and the BSF had been injured in a mine blast at a ahead space alongside Line of Management (LoC) in Balakote sector in J&Okay’s Poonch district on Wednesday afternoon.
The officers mentioned that two jawans — Inayat Hussain of BSF’s 59th Battalion connected with Military’s 14 Punjab and Sahil Kumar of Military’s 14 Punjab – had been injured in a mine blast in Manjakote space of the Balakote sector. They had been instantly evacuated to a authorities hospital in neighbouring Rajouri city the place from the Military soldier was shifted to a navy hospital in garrison city of Udhampur.