Jammu and Kashmir is hotspot for the terror attacks. Recently, one of the three militants killed in a gunfight with the security forces.
The gunfight took place in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district had exfiltrated to Pakistan via Wagah border in 2018, police said on Sunday. The militant was killed on Saturday.
Vijay Kumar, Inspector General of Police informed that “A resident of Bandipora, Sariq Baba had exfiltrated via Wagah border in 2018 and had infiltrated recently through the LoC.” Kumar said Sariq was affiliated with the Lashkar-e-Taiba outfit. The other two militants killed in the gunfight at the Sumlar-Aragam area in Bandipora district on Saturday were foreigners.
The gunfight started after militants opened fire on a joint party of the police. Rashtriya Rifles, Marcos and CRPF were present in the forest area. A search operation was resumed in the area this morning in Bandipora.