Srinagar,Nov 18 : Two terrorists were shot dead in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district when the terrorists opened fire at the search team launched by Police and security forces on Saturday night..
During the search operation by a joint team of the Army, CRPF and local police in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, the terrorists opened fire at the approaching forces, leading to an encounter.
The two terrorists belonged to the Al-Badr group.
The security forces launched a search operation based on credible intelligence inputs about terrorists hiding in Rebban area of Zainapora in Shopian district, 52 km from Srinagar.
“Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter. Police has registered a case and initiated investigation in the matter,” J&K Police said.
A day earlier, a 19-year-old’s body was found with his throat slit in Shopian. On Thursday, a schoolboy was summarily executed by terrorists on suspicion of aiding security forces.