It is suspected that Uzair was killed by the army in Anantnag, and the body was burned. DNA samples from Uzair Khan’s family members will be collected to confirm this. According to reports, five terrorists were killed in an attack by the army using a drone.
The security forces’ operation against the terrorists in Kokarnag is ongoing. It has been announced that the Director-General of Police (DGP) and the Additional Director-General of Police (ADGP) will visit the encounter site today, marking the sixth day of the military operation against the terrorists. Four security personnel lost their lives in the attack on September 13. Subsequently, the terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba (TRF) claimed responsibility for the attack.
The six-day-long Anantnag operation is the longest military operation in Kashmir in a decade. The army initiated an encounter with infiltrating terrorists on Tuesday evening. Subsequently, the army intensified its efforts to apprehend Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists, including the terrorist Uzair Khan. The army has concluded that Uzair was among the terrorists killed in the counterattack.