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5 terrorists killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian

The encounter began around 1.30 am when Army Police and the CRPF began an operation on specific input about presence of militants in Sugoo village.

india Updated: Jun 10, 2020 13:52 IST
hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Shopian has seen three encounters this week. 3 terrorists are trapped as gunbattle continues between terrorists and the armed forces.
Shopian has seen three encounters this week. 3 terrorists are trapped as gunbattle continues between terrorists and the armed forces. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photos/For Representative Purposes Only)

Five terrorists were killed in a gunbattle between the security forces and terrorists at a village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday.

The encounter began around 1.30 am when Army Police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) began an operation on specific input about presence of militants in the village.

These terrorists were believed to be trapped inside a house in Sugoo village, according to police.

This is the third encounter in Shopian district since Sunday.

Fourteen militants have already been killed in these encounters.

More details are awaited.

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