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Jammu & Kashmir: Five terrorists killed in Shopian encounter

07 May, 2018, 09:56 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
  • Jammu & Kashmir: Five terrorists killed in Shopian encounter

The professor has been identified as Mohammad Rafi Bhat who had reportedly gone missing on Friday.

Padder, who hailed from Heff in Shopian region, was active since September 2014, while Malik was active since 2014 and Sheikh from 2013.

What was a disturbing factor was that of the Kashmir University professor Rafi Bhat taking up the gun and getting killed within two days of joining terrorism.

The identity of the terrorists is being ascertained, but a top Hizbul Mujahideen commander is believed to be among those killed. A top commander of Hizbul Mujahideen, a key Kashmiri group, was also among the dead. "Out of the 11 militants in Burhan's core group, 10 have been killed, while the lone survivor is in jail", the officer added.

Over a dozen protesters were injured in the clashes with the security forces. The encounter broke out after the security were carrying out search operation in the area.

IGP Kashmir, SP Pani said that efforts were made to persuade militants to surrender but they refused.

On Saturday, Indian troops killed three suspected rebels during a gunbattle in Srinagar, while one civilian was martyred when a police armored vehicle ran over him during clashes with government forces. "The condition of other injured persons is stated to be stable", a police official said.

Police once against requested that encounter sites are prohibited zones and must be avoided by civilians.

A doctor at a hospital in Shopian said hundreds of injured needed treatment.




He belonged to Chunduna village in Ganderbal district.

Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) president G A Mir expressed profound grief over the civilian killings.

"It sounds very depressing to note that our state is losing young lives to the unending cycle of violence who could otherwise be utilized for a positive contribution to the state". He sought his forgiveness "if I have hurt you".

He said: "We have reached our full capacity".

Asserting that political matters need political intervention, she said issues in Jammu and Kashmir can be resolved only through a sustained dialogue between all stakeholders.

"Turning a blind eye towards the alarming situation won't change reality".

Businesses shuttered in most parts of Kashmir on Sunday after separatists called for a strike to protest the previous day's deaths.

The Joint Resistance Leadership of separatists on Sunday asked people to march to the chief minister's office in Srinagar on Monday to protest against the bloodshed.

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