Udhampur, 07 April: In a major blow to terror outfits, the Security Forces today early morning gunned down tow top HM terrorists in Shopian district.
In a well coordinated, swift and surgical operation based on specific information regarding presence of some terrorists in Vihil Village of Shopian district, the Army and JKP eliminated two HM terrorists in the wee hours today.
As the forces closed in, they drew heavy volume of fire from the terrorists hiding in the village leading to a short but intense firefight which resulted in the elimination of two terrorists identified as Naseer Ah Pandit of Kareembabad, Pulwama, and Wasim Ah Malla alias Rizwan of Pahlipora, Shopian.
Wasim Malla who had been active since May 2012 was involved in a number of terror activities including killing of three unarmed JKP personnel at Amshipura, Shopian on 06 Aprril 2015 and injuring 16 civilians in a greanade attack at Batpura Chowk, Balapur on 09 May 2015.
Naseer Pandit was a former SPO with the them Minister Mohd Altaf Bukhari and had decamped with two weapons in Mar 2015 later joining the HM. He too had been involved in terror activities in Mar-Apr this year leading to injuries to civilians and JKP personnel.
Two AK 47 Rifles and other war like store have been recovered from the slain terrorists.
Killing of four terrorists over two days including the operations in Gudoora and Dardpura is an index of seamless integration amongst all security agencies and relentless pressure exerted by the Security Forces on the terror outfits.