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Only 1 terrorist active in city: DGP

Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir’s Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh on Monday said only one terrorist who is also involved in series of attacks is active in the summer capital city Srinagar.

Addressing a press conference at Police Control Room Srinagar,the DGP Singh said security forces won’t allow terrorists to establish base in Srinagar as only one terrorist is active in the city now. He said 180 terrorists were killed this year so far in 75 anti-terrorist operations, Barring Batamalo encounter in which one woman got killed in a cross fire, all operations were conducted as per professionalism he added.

Terming Rambagh encounter a “successful” one, DGP commended forces personnel for smooth conduct of operation.

“The slain commander of LeT killed in Rambagh area on Monday was involved in series of attacks on security forces including the recent attacks of Nowgam, Chadoora and Kandizal, Pampore”, DGP who was addressing a press conference in Police Control Room (PCR) Srinagar told media personnel.

“This year eight encounters took place in Srinagar city in which 18 militants including a top Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander were killed”.

When asked how many security personnel were killed this year, he said Jammu and Kashmir Police has lost its 19 men while Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 21 and added Army has lost 15 soldiers among majority was killed at LoC.

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