J&K: Two terrorists killed in Shopian encounter

Srinagar, Dec 19: Two terrorists were killed on Tuesday in an encounter with the security forces in Kashmir’s Shopian district.

The gunfight triggered in Batmuran village of Shopian district on Monday evening when the troops of Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and the Special Operations Group (SOG) of state police cordon off a house, news agency IANS reported.

The intelligence reports  stated that about two to three terrorists were hiding in that house, police said.

According to the police, two militants were killed in the encounter and one soldier sustained a minor injury.

The house in which the militants were hiding was destroyed during the gunfight.

“The operation is still going on in the area”, Police asserted.


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