Srinagar,April 8 : A JeM Mujahid was Martyred in a gunfight with Indian Occupational forces in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday.
Mujahid hasbeen identified as Sajad Ahmad Dar resident of Saidapora, Sopore.The Mujahid was active from 2018 Searches in progress to clear the area and to ensure all explosives are cleared at the encounter site.
A joint team of Indian Occupational army’s 22 RR, 179 battalion CRPF and SOG had cordoned off Gulabad area of Arampora Sopore on Tuesday evening following inputs about the presence of Mujahideen in the area.
Following 14-hours long siege, the gunfight broke out after the Indian Occupational forces approached the spot where the Mujahideen were hiding.
Last evening, the forces had also installed lights so as to prevent the escape of Mujahideen owing to darkness,
A police officer said the cordon-and-search operation was launched in the area following specific information about the presence of some Mujahideen