Ahead of the state internet hosting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for this primary go to for the reason that abrogation of the particular standing of erstwhile state and its bifurcation in August 2019, one safety pressure jawan has been killed, and 4 others have been injured in an ongoing encounter within the Sunjwan space of Jammu on Friday. The Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Jammu Zone Mukesh Singh knowledgeable advised information company ANI , “one security force jawan was martyred and four jawans were injured in the encounter. We had cordoned off the area at night.”
Additionally, Singh additional knowledgeable that the terrorists appear to be hiding in a home. The encounter in Sunjwan came about amid heightened safety preparations in Jammu and Kashmir, two days forw ard of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled go to to Samba district.
As per PTI report, a search operation was launched on a particular details about the presence of at the very least two heavily-armed terrorists, doubtless belonging to the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) outfit, in a neighborhood adjoining to the sprawling Sunjwan army station to hold out a serious strike within the metropolis, the officers stated. They stated the terrorists hurled a grenade and opened fireplace on the search events who retaliated, triggering a gunfight.
This improvement comes forward of the Prime Minister’s scheduled go to on National Panchayati Raj Day on April 24 to go to Pali village, which is curiously solely 17 km from the encounter space.
This will probably be Modi’s first go to to Jammu and Kashmir aside from borders for the reason that abrogation of the particular standing of erstwhile state and its bifurcation in August 2019. He had celebrated Diwali with Army jawans on October 27, 2019 in Rajouri and on November 3, 2021 in Nowshera sector in Jammu division.
Additional Director General of Police of Jammu Mukesh Singh stated the encounter began when the police’s Special Operations Group and the CRPF launched a joint search operation within the space.
Reinforcements have been rushed to the realm and an operation is underway to neutralise the terrorists, the officers stated.
On February 10 in 2018, three JeM terrorists stormed the Sunjwan Army camp and within the subsequent gunfight, seven individuals, together with six troopers, have been killed. All the three terrorists have been additionally gunned down.
(With inputs from companies)