Yet another soldier misplaced his life in Jammu’s Anantnag throughout an anti-terror operation, taking the overall toll to 4. Earlier at this time, the households of Colonel Manpreet Singh, Main Ashish Dhonchak and DSP Humayun Bhat carried out the final rites of their respective states.
The unidentified soldier had been lacking since yesterday.
In line with safety forces, throughout joint safety operations in opposition to terrorists within the Anantnag space, forces dropped grenades on suspected terrorist hideout places utilizing drones. Grenade launchers had been additionally being utilized by troops to focus on the group of terrorists hiding within the space.
In the meantime, safety forces in Jammu and Kashmir have cordoned off the Kokernag forest space in Anantnag. A search operation has additionally been launched to seize the terrorists.
On Friday, recent blasts and firing had been heard from the forest space in Anantnag and continued until the afternoon as search operations had been carried on.
Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) offshoot The Resistance Entrance has claimed duty for the assault in Anantnag and Kokernag.
The terrorist group said that the assault was an act of revenge for the loss of life of their veteran chief in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (POK) earlier this month.