Four terrorists killed including two Special Police Officers (SPO) of Jammu and Kashmir Police who went to join terror organisation on Thursday. They took two rifles while escaping and tried to raise the flag of Jaish-e-Mohammed in Pulwama. But these things did not last till 24 hours and the security forces killed them. 2 listed terrorists & 2 SPOs who had recently deserted&become members of JeM were killed. They’ve been identified as Ashiq H Ganaie of Panjran Pulwama, Imran A Bhat of Arihal Pulwama, Mohd Salman Khan of Uthmulla Shopian&Shabir A Dar of Tujan Pulwama
J&K Police on Pulwama encounter:2 listed terrorists&2 SPOs who had recently deserted&become members of JeM were killed. They've been identified as Ashiq H Ganaie of Panjran Pulwama, Imran A Bhat of Arihal Pulwama, Mohd Salman Khan of Uthmulla Shopian&Shabir A Dar of Tujan Pulwama pic.twitter.com/CNiwtYTiP8— ANI (@ANI) June 7, 2019
Actually, as soon as these two SPOs escaped on Thursday evening, the security personnel got alerted and started the search operation. In 18 hours of operation in Lassipora of Pulwama, security forces have killed 4 terrorists. The gunfight was going on in the area all night and the troops were deployed all around.
#UPDATE Lassipora(Pulwama) encounter: Another terrorist has been gunned down by security forces, total of four terrorists killed so far. Search operation underway #JammuAndKashmir https://t.co/C8uYJcrTQh— ANI (@ANI) June 7, 2019
All of these terrorists belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammed. This is not the first time that the police’s SPO had escaped with arms. Earlier Many police officers of J&K police had tried to join terror organisation but every time They were killed by Indian Security forces.
Jammu and Kashmir Police’s DGP Dilbagh Singh said that the operation was started only for search of the escaped police’s SPOs, when it came to know that they have gone to become terrorists, after this operation was conducted and now both have been killed.