December 8, 2022

army: 2 Armymen, terrorist killed in encounter in J&K’s Shopian | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Two Armymen and a terrorist were killed in an encounter on Saturday in south Kashmir‘s highly volatile Shopian district, officials in Srinagar said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation after receiving specific intelligence about the presence of terrorists in Zainpora area of Shopian.
During the operation, the hiding terrorists opened fire at the security forces and in the ensuing encounter, two Armymen were killed.
As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where the terrorists were hiding they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the gunfight.
One terrorist was also killed by the security forces, officials said, adding that the identity of the slain ultra is being ascertained.
(With inputs from PTI)

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