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Kulgam Gunfight, Top TRF Commander among two killed : IGP Kashmir

In Kulgam’s Redwani area, a significant development unfolded as two terrorists, including a top TRF commander, were neutralized in a fierce encounter. The encounter, which occurred on Tuesday, involved a joint operation by the police and army after receiving intelligence regarding terrorist movement in the region.

Identified as Basit Dar, the slain TRF commander hailed from Kulgam. However, the identity of the second terrorist remains undisclosed at this point. The operation commenced with a cordon and search mission, leading to an exchange of fire between the security forces and the hiding militants.

Following the initial encounter, the operation was suspended overnight and resumed the next morning, culminating in the elimination of the terrorists. Inspector General of Police V.K Birdi confirmed the demise of Basit Dar and the other unidentified militant, highlighting the success of the joint security operation.

The encounter underscores the ongoing efforts of security forces to combat terrorism in the region, particularly in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district. Such operations are crucial in maintaining peace and stability in the area, thwarting nefarious activities by terrorist elements.

The collaborative approach between the police and army demonstrates a coordinated effort to tackle terrorism effectively. It reflects the commitment of security agencies to safeguard civilian lives and uphold the rule of law in the volatile region.

The neutralization of a top TRF commander signifies a significant blow to terrorist outfits operating in the area. It disrupts their networks and deters future attempts to instigate violence and unrest in the region.

While the loss of lives is regrettable, such operations are imperative in ensuring the safety and security of the local populace. The resolve of the security forces to confront and eliminate terrorist threats remains unwavering, as they continue to safeguard the peace and tranquility of the region.

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