Three terrorists killed by security forces in J&K’s Shopian district
Security forces gunned down three terrorists in an encounter at Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday morning.
According to sources, the encounter started early in the morning after police received word of terrorists hiding inside a mosque.
Security forces later launched an operation to flush them out.
“The brother of holed up terrorist and local Imamsahab (was) sent inside the mosque to persuade the terrorists to come out and surrender. Efforts are on to save the mosque. Operation going on. Further details are to follow,” Jammu and Kashmir police tweeted.
During the operation, security personnel also recovered two AK rifles and various types of ammunition.
(Edited by Shankar Kumar Turha)