A terrorist in Jammu and Kashmir surrendered earlier than the safety forces throughout a joint anti-terrorism operation, in a dramatic video launched by the Army on Friday. The man, who seems to be in his early twenties, had joined terrorism only a few days in the past. An AK-47 assault rifle has been recovered from him.
The video launched by the Army exhibits a soldier, who’s carrying fight security gear and holding an assault rifle, talk with the terrorist – recognized as Jahangir Bhat – in what seems to be an orchard. Soon, the terrorist, together with his arms up within the air, is seen approaching the soldier, who assures no hurt will probably be executed to him.”Koi goli nahi chalaega (no person will shoot),” he tells his colleagues.
“Nothing will happen to you, son,” the soldier is heard saying within the video because the terrorist, who’s carrying simply trousers, settles on the mud boundary of the orchard. “Give him water,” the soldier provides.
In one other video clip launched by the Army, the person’s father is exhibiting gratitude to the safety forces for saving his son. “Don’t let him go with the terrorists again,” personnel inform the daddy.
Speaking to NDTV, Lt General BS Raju, GOC 15 corps, mentioned that he felt pleased that the forces received him alive and saved a life.
“On October 13, it was reported that an SPO (special police officer) had decamped with two AK-47 (rifles). Same day, Jahangir Ah Bhat from Chadoora went missing. The family was trying to trace the individual. Today morning in a joint operation, the individual was cornered. As per protocol, the Indian Army made efforts to convince the individual to surrender. The individual surrendered,” the Army mentioned in an announcement.
“The father of the individual was at the site and the impact of the efforts to make the youth come back from terror was visible. Indian Army continues to make efforts to prevent terror recruitment and in case of youth joining terror, provide options to get back,” it added.
This is likely one of the rarest anti-terror operations within the Union Territory which culminated in a give up.
In August, throughout an encounter, a terrorist had surrendered within the Kiloora village of Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district. Four of his associates, nevertheless, had been killed within the gunfight.