Two terrorists killed as infiltration bid foiled in Kupwara: Police
Post by RK Online Desk on Saturday, September 30, 2023
In a joint operation by Kupwara Police and Army an infiltration bid was successfully foiled in Kumkadi area of Machil Sector in Kupwara district on Saturday.In this swift and coordinated operation, two (02) terrorists were neutralized.
According to a statement issued here, "Based on an intelligence input generated by Kupwara Police, a joint alert party of police & Army launched a search operation in Kumkadi area along the Line of Control in Machil Sector. The joint team observed movement of terrorists, employing meticulous tactics, the terrorists were intercepted who fired indiscriminately upon the joint team. The fire was retaliated, leading to the elimination of two (02) heavily armed unidentified terrorists."
"The identification and affiliation of the killed terrorists is being ascertained. Arms & ammunition including 02 AK Series Rifles, 4 AK Magazines, 90 rounds, 01 Pistol (Pak origin), 01 Pouch, cash Rs 2100 (Pak currency) & other incriminating materials have been recovered from the site of encounter", it reads.
The statement reads that the neutralized terrorists were found to be heavily armed, equipped with sophisticated weaponry which indicates their malicious intent to disrupt the peaceful atmosphere in the valley. However, due to the timely and effective response by Police & Army, their plans were foiled and a significant threat to peace and stability in the area was neutralized.
In this regard, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation is in progress. Extensive search of the area is being carried out and further details if any will be shared accordingly.