Terrorist killed in Shopian encounter, gunfight on

Indian Army

Srinagar, July 19 : Two terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces at Check Sadiq area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district officials said.

“One more terrorist killed (Total 2) in Shopian encounter. Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition recovered on. Search going on,” police said.

Earlier, the firefight between terrorists and security forces took place on Sunday evening after a joint team of the police and the army cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of specific information about presence of terrorists.

As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where terrorists were hiding they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter.

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