Srinagar, Sep 10 : Two terrorists were killed while another was arrested on Sunday after a gun battle between security forces and militants that broke out in Shopian district of south Kashmir yesterday, news agency ANI reported.
As per the news agency PTI, one of the deceased militant was been identified as Tariq Ahmed Dar, whose body was recovered from the encounter spot. He was allegedly involved in numerous terror-related incidents, the police said on Sunday.
While arrested terrorist has been identified as Adil Hussein Dar.
This is the first time in recent years that a terrorist was caught during an encounter in south Kashmir. Another militant who was gunned down has not being identified.
Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation at Barbugh in Imam Sahib area of Shopian on Saturday evening when they go information about presence of militants there.
The ultras opened fire on the search party, triggering a gunbattle.