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Four Terrorists Shot Down In An Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir's Shopian, 9 In 24 Hours
Police have not unveiled the identification of the terrorists killed or their group affiliation as part of a new policy to restrict youngsters from joining terrorist ranks.
Four Terrorists Shot Down In An Encounter In J&K's Shopian (Representational Image)
New Delhi: On Monday, In Jammu & Kashmir's Shopian district, four terrorists were shot down in an encounter with security forces, said the Police.
A Police official said the security forces began a cordon and search operation in the Pinjora area of the district in South Kashmir this morning after gaining knowledge about the presence of terrorists there.
He said the operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists opened fire on personnel of a search party, who retaliated. In between the firing session, four terrorists were killed.
Police have not unveiled the identification of the terrorists killed or their group association as part of a new policy to stop youngsters from joining terrorist ranks.
In the Shopian district, this was the 2nd encounter in the last 24 hours.
On Sunday, five Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, including a self-styled commander, were killed in a gun battle with security forces in the district''s Reban area.