Four terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Shopian | India News


SRINAGAR: Four terrorists were killed on Monday in an encounter with security forces in Pinjora area of Shopian district, police said.
Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in Pinjora area of Shopian, in South Kashmir, this morning after receiving specific information about the presence of terrorists in the area, a police official said.
He said the search operation turned into an encounter after terrorists fired upon a search party of the forces, who retaliated.
The exchange of fire is still going on.
This is the second encounter in Shopian district in the past 24 hours.
Five Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, including a self styled commander, were killed in the gunbattle with security forces in Reban area of the district on Sunday.



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