Two militants killed in Panzath gunfight in a protracted ops : Army | KNO

Two militants killed in Panzath gunfight in a protracted ops : Army | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar Sept 27 (KNO) : The army today said that it maintained the patience at all le A joint Operation was launched on the input of a few terrorists hiding in village Panzan , Chadoora, District Budgam in the intervening night of 26&27 September. On being surrounded the terrorists ran and took shelter inside a place of worship .

Keeping in mind the sanctity of the place and religious sentiments of the Awam , troops cordoned the area and all opportunities were given to the terrorists to not vilify the place of worship and surrender. However, the terrorists chose to engage the troops and brought down heavy volume of fire from inside . Maximum restraint was displayed by troops and initially they did not retaliate.

Later on the troops resorted to controlled fire. During the ensuing gun fight, despite grave danger, the troops risked their life and limbs to ensure that no damage was caused to the structure and the two terrorists were eliminated after a protracted operation.