Rafiabad Encounter- Weapons, Five Bodies Recovered- Laid to Rest in a Village

August 10

Shabir Khan

Acting on a Speicifc input about militant movement, the Government Forces On 08 August at about 11:30 hrs  sneaked in to the upper  reaches of Rafiabad forest in North Kashmir.

The 32 RR  and 9 PARA and Jammu Kahsmir Police jointly launched a cordon and search operation in the  suspected area near Dooniwari  forests and during search operation  a group of Militants was intercepted.

The Militant group opened heavy volume of firing  upon forces, which triggered an Encounter.

After the gunfight was over, five Foreign Militants had been killed, the Jammu Kashmir Police claimed saying that their identification was being ascertained.

They said that a huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered from their possession.

One Para commando of 9 PARA also got injured in the instant operation.

The Slain Militants have been laid to rest in a graveyard in Rafiabad Village, Police said.

Author: News Desk

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