Three terrorists belonging to the Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind terror group were killed in an encounter in the Shopian town in Jammu and Kashmir
Three terrorists were killed and four jawans were injured in an encounter between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district.
The exchange of gunfire took place in the Jan Mohalla in the Shopian town. Two-three militants were trapped by the security forces inside a house.
Among the trapped militants is the top commander of the Al-Qaeda inspired terror outfit Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind. The AGH has been coordinating with Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in Jammu and Kashmir.
Tweeting about the operation, the Kashmir Zone Police said, “Shopian Encounter Update: 3 unidentified terrorists killed. Operation going on. Further details shall follow.”
According to officials, the encounter in Shopian started when forces from the Army, police and the CRPF cordoned off the Jan Mohalla in Shopian on the basis of specific input about the presence of militants in the area.
There was an exchange of fire between the forces and the militants, resulting in an encounter. Four jawans were injured in the resulting gunfight.
IG Police Vijay Kumar and GOC Victor Force rushed to the spot and are monitoring the operation, which is still on.
Meanwhile, internet services have been snapped in the Shopian and Pulwama districts.
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