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J&K: 4 terrorists killed in encounter at Shopian, 3 army personnel dead after vehicle overturns

Earlier today, an encounter broke out at Badigam. The Jammu and Kashmir police first informed that two terrorists were neutralized, but later said that two more had been killed.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk Shopian Updated on: April 14, 2022 20:25 IST
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J&K: 4 terrorists killed in encounter at Shopian, search operation underway

Highlights

  • At least 4 terrorists were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.
  • All four neutralized terrorists are said to be associated with the terror outfit LeT.
  • The exact location of the encounter was Shopian's Badigam, the Zainapora area.

At least 4 terrorists were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Thursday. All four neutralized terrorists are said to be associated with the terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).  Apart from them, 3 army jawans were also killed as their vehicle turned turtle during the operation.

"Owing to the wet road conditions, the driver seemingly lost control over the vehicle and it skidded off the road. The eight injured soldiers were shifted to District Hospital Shopian, where two among them were declared dead", said PRO (Defense), Srinagar.

The exact location of the encounter was Shopian's Badigam, the Zainapora area. As per the police, the search operation is still underway. Earlier today, an encounter broke out at Badigam. The Jammu and Kashmir police first informed that two terrorists were neutralized, but later said that two more had been killed.

Notably, two terrorists, including one from Pakistan were also killed in an encounter in the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.

Also Read: J&K: Two terrorists involved in attack on CRPF personnel killed in Srinagar encounter

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