- On Tuesday, 2 militants were killed by security forces in the downtown area.
- The terrorists attacked the security forces with grenades, then the soldiers blasted the house where the terrorist was hiding.
May 21, 2020, 01:47 AM IST
Srinagar. There was an encounter between security forces and terrorists in the downtown area of Srinagar on Tuesday. Meanwhile, a 12-year-old boy was injured as a house collapsed. The same boy died during treatment on Wednesday. Dr. Zakir of Shri Maharaja Hari Singh Hospital said that the boy was badly burnt. His condition was critical. Other injured were also brought the same.
In fact, around 2 pm on Monday night, security forces were reported to be Junaid, the son of Mohammad Ashraf Sahrai, the head of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, a separatist organization in Kashmir, in the downtown area of Srinagar, a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist. After this, the security forces started the search operation.
2 terrorists were killed by security forces
The operation's militants threw grenades at the security forces, after which the encounter started. Two policemen and a CRPF jawan were injured in the grenade blast. The security forces then blasted the house in which Junaid was hiding. Till Tuesday afternoon, 2 terrorists were killed by the security forces.
Junaid joined Hizbul two years ago
In March 2018, terrorist Junaid's father Mohammad Ashraf replaced Hurriyat chief Syed Ali Shah Geelani. Junaid joined the Hizbul Mujahideen after this. It was only in 2018 that he disappeared from Bagat area in Srinagar after his prayers. After this, pictures of him holding a gun were seen on social media.