Three unidentified terrorists had been killed and three safety forces personnel, together with an Military officer, injured in an encounter in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police stated.
Safety forces launched a cordon and search operation at Yedipora within the Pattan space of Baramulla district in north Kashmir following particular details about the presence of terrorists, a police official stated.
He stated the search operation become an encounter after the terrorists fired upon a search occasion, who retaliated.
Through the cordon and search operation, terrorists got a possibility to give up as soon as their presence was ascertained, a police spokesperson stated. “Nevertheless, they refused to give up and as a substitute held two households, comprising 12 members, together with kids, as hostage,” he stated.
After strenuous efforts of joint forces, the hostages had been rescued and evacuated to a safer place, he stated.
Within the preliminary change of firing, an Military officer sustained accidents, the official stated, including that he was taken to 92 Base Hospital for remedy.
A defence spokesman stated three terrorists have been killed within the operation. The injured Military officer is present process remedy and his situation is steady, he stated.
Because the gunfight raged, two particular cops additionally sustained accidents, the police official stated, including the injured cops had been evacuated to an area hospital for remedy.
In the meantime, one other gunfight broke out within the Babhaar space of Pulwama district after terrorists opened fireplace on a safety forces occasion, the official stated.
The change of firing was occurring between the 2 sides however there have been no experiences of any casualties on both facet to date, he added.