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Anantnag operation enters Day 3

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SRINAGAR, Sept 15: Drones have been pressed into service to pinpoint the location of the terrorists
who have taken positions in the forest area on a hilly terrain in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag
district, officials said as the operation to flush out the ultras entered the third day on Friday.
The terrorists killed four security personnel on Wednesday.
“The forces fired mortar shells on the terrain where they believe the terrorists are hiding, based on
drone surveillance,” the officials said.
The security forces have maintained a tight cordon in the area, they added.
Colonel Manpreet Singh, commanding officer of the 19 Rashtriya Rifles unit of the Army, Major
Ashish Dhonchak, Deputy Superintendent of Jammu and Kashmir Police Humayun Bhat and a soldier
were killed in an encounter with the terrorists at Gadole in the Kokernag area of the south Kashmir
district on Wednesday morning. (PTI)

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