SRINAGAR: With killing of eight militants including a top commander of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) in security forces operations in Valley in two days, a senior police officer on Saturday said the -anti-militancy operations are successful because of flow of information.
"There have been a lot of successful anti-militancy operations in the Valley. Eight militants have been killed in these operations in last two days. The operations have taken place without any collateral damage," Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Law and Order and Security Muneer Ahmad Khan told reporters here after laying floral tributes to CISF jawan killed in militant attack last night.
The CISF jawan, who was posted at Grid Station Wagoora, Nowgam in outskirts of Srinagar, was killed after militants fired on the security men posted in the grid station in the dead of the night. Khan said they have been receiving flow of information about militants.
"Due to this information, good operations are taking place"."The success rate of anti-militancy operations depends on flow of information. Since the anti-militancy operations have been successful, it means there is flow of information and we intend to keep on doing such operations," he said.
Eight militants including a top Pakistani commander of Lashkar-e-Toiba Abu Maaz were killed in three anti-militancy operations by security forces in Valley in two days.
On Thursday six militants were killed in two anti-militancy operations - Kreeri in north Kashmir's Baramulla district and Arwani in south Kashmir's Anantnag district.Two more militants including LeT commander Abu Maaz were killed in another encounter with security forces in Sopore, Rafiabad area of north Kashmir on Friday.From Sunday, 13 militants including scholar-turned-Hizb militant Sabzar Ahmad have been killed in encounters with security forces in different parts of the Valley.
Three army men, a SSB jawan and a CISF man have also been killed in the militancy related incidents in the week.The ADGP said the forthcoming 9-phase panchayat polls in the State would be more challenging that the recently held 4-phase ULB polls.