Srinagar: The third militant who is trapped in the ongoing gunfight at Rawalpora Shopian is being repeatedly offered to surrender by government forces while as top officials including Inspector-General Kashmir Vijay Kumar and GoC Victor Force are monitoring the operation directly, officials said.
Quoting an unnamed official, KNO reported that after contact was established with the third militant, top officials including IGP Kashmir and GoC Victor Force are monitoring the operation including law and order situation while as the remaining militant is being repeatedly asked to surrender. “We are trying for surrender of the third militant. Let us hope he agrees,” a senior official said.
Earlier in the day, government forces killed top JeM commander Sajad Afghani and before that, on Saturday, a Lashkar-e-Toiba militant Jehangeer was also killed. (KNO)