Police and security forces are carrying out the operation in an encounter that broke out at Kanigam area of Shopian.(ANI)
Police and security forces are carrying out the operation in an encounter that broke out at Kanigam area of Shopian.(ANI)

2 terrorists killed in encounter in J-K’s Shopian, operation underway

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area in south Kashmir following information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 02:11 PM IST

Two unidentified terrorists have been killed in an encounter that broke out at Kanigam area of Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmir Zone Police has said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area in south Kashmir following information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said. He said as the forces were conducting searches, militants fired upon them. The forces retaliated and an encounter ensued.

The operation began on Friday night following specific inputs. Two army jawans were also injured in the operation last night, ANI quoted Dilbagh Singh, DG, J-K Police as saying. The two terrorists neutralized today belonged to Al-Badr, while the operation is still underway there is no casualty from our side, he added.

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