An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.(ANI photo)
An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.(ANI photo)

3 terrorists killed in encounter in J-K’s Shopian district

Security forces launched a search operation in Sugan village in Zainapora area of Shopian district following a tip-off about presence of terrorists, a police spokesperson said.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 12:07 PM IST

Three terrorists were killed in an encounter between militants and security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police said.

Security forces launched a search operation in Sugan village in Zainapora area of Shopian district following a tip-off about presence of terrorists, a police spokesperson said.

Kashmir Police initially tweeted, “Two unidentified terrorists were killed. The Operation is going on.” Later, they said that one more unidentified terrorist was killed, taking the count to three. “Search going on. Further details shall follow, “ they said.

The operation turned into an encounter after terrorists opened fire and security forces retaliated, he added.

Further details are awaited.

(with PTI inputs)

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