Achabal Encounter Ends- One Militant, One Major Killed, Three Army men Injured

June 17

After a day long encounter at Reshi Mohallah in Badoora area of Achabal area in South Kashmir’s Islamabad (anantnag) district, the Jammu Kashmir Police has released a statement saying that one Militant has been killed as the operation has been called off.

An official had earlier told The Kashmiriyat that 19RR of Indian Army, 164 BN of CRPF and Jammu Kashmir Police had launched a cordon and search operation in the area around 7 Am on Monday following inputs about Militant movement in the area.

As the forces tightened the cordon, the holed up Militants opened fire upon the Forces, triggering an encounter, during which one Militant was killed. The Police has said the body of the Militant who is likely a foreigner has been recovered from the site of the encounter, along with Arms and ammunition.

Sources, however told The Kashmiriyat that some of the Militants escaped from the site of the encounter.

Mobile internet services were suspended in this South Kashmir district after the encounter had begun, Clashes were also reported from nearby areas.