SRINAGAR — A total of 31 militants have been killed in joint operations in the Kashmir valley this year so far, police said here on Wednesday.
A top police official told the news agency KNO that the joint operations were carried out by the Army, Police, SSB, BSF and CRFP at different places in the Kashmir valley. He said that this year so far a total of 31 militants have been killed in joint operations.
“One terrorist was killed in joint operation with Police, Army & SSB, two terrorists were killed in joint operations with Police, Army & BSF, five terrorists were killed in joint operations by Police, Army & CRPF and 23 terrorists were killed in joint operations by Police & Army,” he said.
Earlier, this month two terrorists including top commander Uzair Khan were killed during a 7-day-long operation in Kokernag, in which three officers including a DySP, Army Colonel and a Major were also killed.
The official further said that “police and other security agencies have been dealing effectively with terror operatives and in the past few months several terror modules have been busted across the Valley that have dented the support base of terrorists in the region.”