Investigation ordered into J&K meeting in Kupwara – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

Srinagar, July 15: Authorities in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday ordered an investigation into a June 19 encounter between terrorists and security forces in which four ultras, including one who had been arrested earlier early, were killed.
The encounter erupted in Chandigam in Lolab region of North Kashmir district.
The Lolab Sub-Division Magistrate (SDM) has been appointed Investigator to conduct a Magistral Inquiry under Section 176 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPc) into the Chandigam counter-terrorism operation, according to an official spokesperson.
“The public is advised that if anyone has any information on the matter, they may submit or have their statement filed at the office of SDM, Lolab within seven days from the date of publication of this notice,” it said. said the spokesperson.
Security forces had launched a search operation in a forest area of ​​Chandigam based on information provided by arrested terrorist Showkat Ahmad Sheikh, police said.
While raiding a terrorist hideout, the ultras hiding there began to fire indiscriminately at the search party, who fought back effectively, leading to the encounter.
In the first firefight, a terrorist was killed while the arrested ultra leading the search party was also trapped.
A total of four terrorists, including Sheikh, were killed during the encounter. (Agencies)

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