Four terrorists killed by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian, search underway

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Updated: June 23, 2019 1:24 PM

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Shopian, following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

Jammu kashmir encounter, shopian ecounter, latest news on jammu kashmir encounterThe security forces retaliated the firing, triggering off a gunbattle,  the official said.

Four militants were Sunday killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Daramdora area of Shopian, following information about presence of militants there, an Army official said.

He said as the forces were conducting searches, the hiding militants fired upon them.

The security forces retaliated, triggering off a gunbattle, the official said.

 

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Four militants have been killed in the operation which was going on till last reports came in, he said.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants was being ascertained by police, he added.

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