Srinagar, Nov 25 : Six terrorists were killed in an early morning encounter in the Kapran Batagund area of Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday while one soldier was martyred in the operation.
The operation is, however,underway as security forces neutralised four in a major gun battle, with more terrorists believed to be holed up.
The operation is, however, underway. Mobile internet services have also been suspended in the south Kashmir district.
The security forces have also recovered weapons from the site of the incident.
The slain militants were identified as commander Azad Malik, Unais Shafi, Shahid Bashir, Basit Ishtiyaq, Aqib Najar and Firdous Najar.
On Friday, six terrorists, including a top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Sekipora area of Bijbehara in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district. A heavy stash of arms and ammunition were also recovered on them, including six weapons.
On Tuesday, four terrorists were killed in another encounter between terrorists and security forces at Nadi Gam village in Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir.
Hizbul, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terror groups held a meeting in Srinagar on Nov 20.