Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist commander has been killed in an encounter that started on Friday between terrorists and security forces at Rishipora area in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, officials said on Saturday.
Three army personnel and one civilian were hurt in the initial exchange of fire, according to police. All of the injured were taken to the 92nd base hospital in Srinagar for treatment and are said to be in stable condition.
“HM Nisar Khanday, the terrorist commander of a banned terror group, was slain. Incriminating materials, weapons, and ammo were discovered, including one AK 47 rifle. The operation is currently underway “Vijay Kumar, Inspector General Police Kashmir Zone, tweeted Jammu and Kashmir Police.
Over the previous few months, a number of anti-terror operations have taken place in Kashmir, with numerous terrorists and their commanders being killed.
The majority of the actions were carried out jointly by the police and the army based on specific intelligence inputs.
(with inputs from IANS)