New Delhi: The highest LeT commander Uzair Khan was eradicated within the Anantnag encounter, and his weapon was recovered, mentioned ADGP Police Vijay Kumar. He additionally mentioned that one other militant’s physique was discovered on the website. The operation has ended, however the search continues to be on. ADGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar mentioned that the anti-terror operation at Anantnag was not over but and that many areas have been nonetheless to be searched. He requested the general public to avoid the location. He mentioned that that they had details about two or three terrorists and that that they had killed the LeT Commander and recovered his physique. He mentioned that that they had additionally seen one other physique and that they have been looking for the third one.
Speaking to reporters, Kumar mentioned that Uzair Khan, who was concerned within the killing of a military Colonel, Main and a DySP on the primary day of the gunfight. “Uzair Khan has been killed and his physique has been retrieved. There’s one other physique of terrorists mendacity on the bottom. We had details about the presence of two to a few terrorists within the space,” he mentioned
Requested whether or not the operation has been known as off, he mentioned that search operation will stay on type some. “I urge the locals to not go nearer to the encounter website as unexploded grenades or shells might trigger hurt to them,” he mentioned. On complete casualties from the safety forces facet, the ADGP mentioned: “Three officers, two from military and one from police apart from a soldier have been killed within the encounter.”
Northern military commander Lt Common Upendera Divwedi had additionally visited the spot and reviewed the operation. The military and police had pressed on the most recent devices together with Heron, Hexacopter , drones, quad copters, RPGs, grenades, and drone-fitted weapons to remove the terrorists. The operation was largest within the Kashmir because it took safety forces seven days to remove the terrorists.
In the meantime, a soldier who had been reported lacking since Wednesday was discovered lifeless, the Indian Military officers mentioned on Monday. In keeping with the Military officers, Sepoy Pradeep Singh, aged 27 years, has been lacking since September 13 and was discovered lifeless at round 5 pm on Monday. He was a part of the Kokernag operations.