Security forces busted Terrorists Hideouts in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla sector on Tuesday. Forces seized bombs, Pakistan and China’s Flags, letterheads of Pakistan-based terrorist outfits Lashkar-e-Toiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad. The CRPF and BSF apprehended 44 terror suspects.
The crackdown was led by crackdown J&k Police and BSF in the old town of Baramulla in north Kashmir on Monday. Around 700-odd houses were searched and security agencies seized petrol bombs, Chinese and Pakistani flags, LeT and Jaish letterpads, illegal mobile phones and other seditious material.
“Over 700 houses were searched in a span of 12 hours on October 17 in an extensive search operation in old town in Baramulla, during which 44 persons involved with terror related activities have been apprehended,” an Army spokesman said.
“A large quantity of incriminating material such as petrol bombs, Chinese and Pakistani flags, LeT and JeM letterhead pads, unauthorized mobile phones and seditious anti-national publicity material were seized,” he added.
He said the operation was jointly carried out by teams of army, police, BSF and CRPF in 10 sensitive localities including Qazi Hamam, Ganai Hamam, Taweed Gunj, Jamia and other mohallas reportedly being used as “safe havens by the terrorists”, as per PTI.
It’s been 103 days, the Valley has been witnessing un-ending violence, which was triggered by the killing of militant Burhan Wani (Hizbul Mujahideen) in an encounter with security forces.
The unrest, which began a day after Wani was killed in an encounter in south Kashmir on July 8, has left 84 people, including two cops, dead and several thousand injured.