Missing Soldier's Body Found In J&K Forest As Anti-Terror Op Continues

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Missing Soldier's Body Found In J&K Forest As Anti-Terror Op Continues

Forces are utilizing drones and helicopters for surveillance successful the country (Representational)


Security forces recovered 2 bodies from the Gadole wood successful Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag territory connected the sixth time of an anti-terror cognition adjacent arsenic Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha vowed to avenge the decease of soldiers and a bull successful an brushwood with terrorists.

Of the 2 bodies recovered successful the wood area, 1 has been identified arsenic Pradeep - a worker killed by the terrorists connected Wednesday, sources said. The individuality of the different is being ascertained.

Colonel Manpreet Singh, the Commanding Officer of 19 Rashtriya Rifles, Major Aashish Dhonchak, and Deputy Superintendent of Jammu and Kashmir Police Humayun Bhat were killed by the terrorists connected Wednesday. Pradeep went missing connected the archetypal time of the brushwood and was believed to person been killed.

However, the constabulary are inactive soundless connected the operation.

Earlier, officials said drone footage showed a charred assemblage adjacent 1 of the violent hideouts destroyed during the cognition implicit the past six days. Any further accusation could beryllium made disposable lone aft the information forces sanitised the area, they said.

The information forces are utilizing drones and helicopters for surveillance of the dense wood country with respective cave-like hideouts wherever the terrorists are believed to beryllium holed up since Wednesday, the officials said.

The information cordon was extended to the neighbouring Posh Kreeri country connected Sunday arsenic a precautionary measurement to guarantee that the terrorists bash not gaffe into civilian areas.

Addressing a relation successful Srinagar precocious Sunday evening, the Lt Governor said each driblet of humor of the killed information unit volition beryllium avenged and the violent handlers volition beryllium made to wage a dense price. "We person implicit religion successful our soldiers... The full federation stands successful solidarity with the jawans," Mr Sinha said.

He claimed that the onslaught connected information forces successful Anantnag was a effect of the vexation successful the violent ranks owed to the palmy behaviour of the G20 Summit and the crackdown connected struggle profiteers successful Jammu and Kashmir.

Manoj Sinha said the clip has travel to enactment an extremity to coercion and the ecosystem that has suppressed the communal antheral successful the Union Territory.

Top officials of the information grid successful Kashmir, including the Director General of Police (DGP) and General-Officer-Commanding (GOC) of the Army's 15 Corps, person been monitoring the operation. The Northern Army Commander visited the tract of the gunfight connected Saturday to instrumentality banal of the operational situation.

The constabulary judge 2 to 3 terrorists are inactive trapped successful the wood area.

Additional Director General of Police (Kashmir) Vijay Kumar said connected Friday that the cognition was launched connected the ground of circumstantial inputs and claimed that "two to 3 trapped terrorists volition beryllium neutralised".

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