Published On: Sun, Sep 24th, 2017

Security forces thwart fidayeen attack in Uri, terrorist killed, encounter on

Srinagar: Thwarting a fresh fidayeen attack at an army camp in J&K’s border town of Uri on early Sunday morning, the alert security forces killed a terrorists and are engaged in a fierce encounter with the remaining ones in the nearby forest.

The hiding terrorists opened fire triggering a fierce gunfight

According to a senior police official, the fidayeen attackers are presumably Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists and their number is between three and four and were presently engaged in a fierce encounter.

He said that the security forces were alerted through intelligence inputs that there could be a possible fidayeen attack at Army camp.

On receiving this information, the security forces launched an operation to track the terrorist who all were hiding in the Kalghi forest area.

“As the security cordon was tightened, the hiding terrorists opened fire triggering a fierce gunfight in which one terrorist was neutralised,” said the police official.

Till reports last came in the encounter was on.

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