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J&K: Two terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Sopore

As the security forces launched the search operation, the terrorists started firing on them triggering a gun-battle.

India TV News Desk, New Delhi [Updated:01 Jun 2017, 10:17 AM IST]
Rashtriya Rifles troops
Security forces kill two terrorists in Sopore early morning today - File photo

Two terrorists were killed in the encounter with security forces in Sopore of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district early morning today. 

After receiving the information about two terrorists hiding at a house in Natipora area of Sopore, the Rashtriya Rifles troops along with Jammu and Kashmir Police cordoned off the area and launched a search operation.

As the security forces launched the search operation, the terrorists started firing on them triggering a gun-battle. 

 

The latest encounter comes days after the security forces killed Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, successor of slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, in south Kashmir's Tral region.

(With PTI inputs)