Srinagar: A huge quantity of arms and ammunition have been recovered in the encounter in August by security forces in Rafiabad area of Baramulla district in Kashmir.
During this five terrorists were killed. After this operation, there was a large number of search operations being run there. Many rifles and large amounts of live cartridges have been found from the encounter site to the security forces. The media was shown on Friday for seized weapons. The number of terrorists killed in an encounter with security forces in the forest area of Baramulla district was five on Thursday. Police said that the fifth terrorist was killed on Thursday morning in the firing of security forces near Dundeewadi forests in Rafiadabad.
Brig D.R. Rai said that the investigation of the victims of these weapons revealed that they could be a terrorist organization based on Lashkar-e-Taiba. These terrorists probably crossed the LoC from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) and entered the valley. After getting intelligence about the presence of militants in the area, the encounter started on Wednesday morning. During this, four terrorists were stacked and one Para commando of Indian Army was injured. The encounter officially ended on Thursday but continuous investigation of the security forces continued in the area. Large arms were recovered during this time.
Earlier on the occasion of Independence Day, the army had killed two militants infiltrating Pakistan to execute a major conspiracy of terror in Jammu and Kashmir. In a major operation of the army in Gurej Sector of Bandipura district of north Kashmir, a Major and three Army personnel were also martyred. After this action, the LOC High alert was issued in all the adjoining areas, on the Baramulla-Uri road, a terrorist was arrested with grenade. The investigation revealed that he was a member of Ansar Gajawatul Hind. The case was registered against him.