Three unidentified terrorists had been killed and three security forces personnel, along with an Army officer, injured in an encounter in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police acknowledged.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Yedipora throughout the Pattan area of Baramulla district in north Kashmir following specific particulars in regards to the presence of terrorists, a police official acknowledged.
He acknowledged the search operation grew to become an encounter after the terrorists fired upon a search get collectively, who retaliated.
All through the cordon and search operation, terrorists obtained a chance to surrender as quickly as their presence was ascertained, a police spokesperson acknowledged. “Nonetheless, they refused to surrender and as a substitute held two households, comprising 12 members, along with youngsters, as hostage,” he acknowledged.
After strenuous efforts of joint forces, the hostages had been rescued and evacuated to a safer place, he acknowledged.
Throughout the preliminary alternate of firing, an Army officer sustained accidents, the official acknowledged, together with that he was taken to 92 Base Hospital for treatment.
A defence spokesman acknowledged three terrorists have been killed throughout the operation. The injured Army officer is current course of treatment and his state of affairs is regular, he acknowledged.
As a result of the gunfight raged, two specific legislation enforcement officers moreover sustained accidents, the police official acknowledged, together with the injured cops had been evacuated to a neighborhood hospital for treatment.
Within the meantime, one different gunfight broke out throughout the Babhaar area of Pulwama district after terrorists opened hearth on a security forces get collectively, the official acknowledged.
The alternate of firing was taking place between the two sides nevertheless there have been no research of any casualties on each side to this point, he added.