Terrorist Uzair killed in Anantnag encounter? DNA sample of family will be collected for identification – Terrorist Uzair killed Anantnag encounter DNA sample family taken identification ntc
The operation of security forces to eliminate terrorists in Kokernag of Jammu and Kashmir will continue on Monday also. Today is the sixth day of the operation. Three sons were martyred in the encounter that took place in Kokernag on 13 September. TRF, a branch of terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba, had taken responsibility for this terrorist attack. It is being told that terrorist Uzair, who has a bounty of Rs 10 lakh, is involved in this attack. The Army had killed a terrorist in Anantnag on Saturday. After the recovery of his burnt body, DNA samples of terrorist Uzair Khan’s family members can now be taken so that he can be identified. Senior officials DGP and ADGP are likely to visit the encounter site on Monday.
At the same time, after the encounter in Kokernag, retired Lieutenant General KJS Dhillon said that martyr Colonel Manpreet Singh, martyr Major Ashish were very brave. Both were honored many times. Both had a lot of experience in anti-terrorism operations. He said that the brave son DSP Humayun Bhat was also very promising, he was technology-savvy, intelligent and always believed in leading from the front. These three officers were at the top. We had grade officers in the Indian Army or Jammu and Kashmir Police.
Regarding the ongoing search operation in Kokernag, Dhillon said that I want to tell that these operations are being conducted in very difficult areas. There are very dense forests there. There are areas in the forest where even the sun’s rays cannot reach the ground. We are running operations on steep and broken rock bands. This is an operation that has been going on for a long time. He said that it had been confirmed that terrorists were present there. Understanding the importance of this intelligence, the commanding officer himself led the operation.
Let us tell you that on Tuesday, security forces had received information about some terrorists hiding in Kokarnag of Anantnag. After this a search operation was conducted. It was stopped as it was night on Tuesday. On Wednesday, security forces had started a search operation against the terrorists. The security forces had surrounded the terrorists. As soon as the security forces officials reached the place where the terrorists were hiding, the terrorists opened fire indiscriminately, after which the encounter started. During this, Army Colonel Manpreet Singh, Major Ashish and Jammu and Kashmir Police DSP Humayun Bhat were shot. The injured officers were hurriedly airlifted by helicopter, but these officers could not be saved.
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