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J&K: Three unidentified terrorists killed in encounter in Shopian

Security forces zeroed in on the spot where the terrorists were hiding.

Edited by: India TV News Desk Shopian Updated on: December 08, 2021 17:51 IST
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J&K: One unidentified terrorist killed in encounter in Shopian. 

Highlights

  • 3 terrorists have been killed at Check Cholan area of Shopian during encounter
  • Police, security forces are on the job in Shopian
  • Security forces zeroed in on the spot where the terrorists were hiding.

At least three unidentified terrorists were killed in an encounter in the Check Cholan area of Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. While one was neutralised in the morning, another two were killed later.

The Jammu and Kashmir Police had earlier informed that the operation is still underway."#ShopianEncounterUpdate: 01 unidentified #terrorist killed. #Operation going on. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice," tweeted Kashmir Zone Police today. 

An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists at the Check Cholan area of Shopian on Wednesday morning.

"Encounter has started at Check Cholan area of Shopian. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow," Kashmir Zone Police informed today.

The gunfight started after a joint team of the police and the army cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of specific information about the presence of terrorists.

As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where the terrorists were hiding they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter.

More details are awaited in this regard.

Also Read: Kashmir: Two terrorists killed in Pulwama encounter

Also Read: NC seeks to expedite probe into Hyderpora encounter, rehabilitation of kin of those killed

 

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