Terrorists trapped in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian: Encounter underway

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Srinagar, Sep 2 : An encounter is underway in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir where three terrorists are hiding in a house at Imam Sahib village.

Security forces have launched a cordon and search operation in Shopian’s Laddi Imamsahab village after receiving inputs of presence of terrorists in the area.

During the search operation by the security forces, terrorists opened fire on them that led to gunbattle.

The gunfight began on Friday after the Army launched an anti-terrorism operation Chandajan forest area. An army soldier was also martyred in the encounter.

Yesterday, three terrorists were killed by the army in Danda forests of Bandipore, Director General of Police (DGP) of Jammu & Kashmir Shesh Paul Vaid said.

Last month, as many as five terrorists were killed in an in an encounter with security forces in the district. The night before a terrorist was also killed by the security forces.

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