Jammu and Kashmir: Three terrorists neutralized by security forces in Awantipora

According to recent reports, three terrorists have been shot down in an encounter with the security forces, while no casualties have been reported on the other side. The encounter took place in the Mandoora Tral area of Awantipora, J&K.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Jan 29, 2021 18:04 IST
Jammu and Kashmir: Three terrorists neutralized by security forces in Awantipora
Indian Army in J&K

According to recent reports by Jammu and Kashmir Police, three armed terrorists have been neutralized by security forces in the Mandoora Tral area of Awantipora, J&K. No casualties have reported on the side of security forces so far.

Ever since the abrogation of Article 370 in 2019, incidences of cross-border infiltration have significantly increased, so far more than 200 terrorists have been killed in encounters with the security forces in Jammu & Kashmir as of 2020.

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As per the official statement of the defense forces, There were 421 active terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir in 2019 and over 300 in 2020. These terrorists have been backed by Pakistan's ISI.

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