Srinagar, Nov 3 : Two militants were killed in an encounter between security forces and militants on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district.
Security forces started a cordon and search operation in a village of Shopian following information about a group of militants hiding in the village.
“As the cordon around the hiding militants was tightened, they fired at the surrounding security forces triggering an encounter in which two militants were killed,” said a senior police official, adding the operation was going on.
In wee hours of Saturday, two terrorists were killed in an encounter that broke out between terrorists and security forces at Zagoo Arizal area in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir . A search and cordon operation was launched in the area after the forces received specific inputs of at least 2-3 terrorists hiding in the region.
One of the terrorists was identified as Mukhtar A Khan, a local resident of Brass Arizal, Budgam. He was involved in attacks on security establishments. In the encounter, one army jawan sustained injuries, his condition is stable.