Jammu and Kashmir: Three terrorists killed in encounter in Sopore

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Three terrorists were killed on Sunday in an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Sopore area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

Kashmir Zone Police in a tweet said, “#SoporeEncounterUpdate: 02 more #unidentified #terrorists killed (total 03). #Incriminating materials including #arms & #ammunition recovered. Search going on. Further details shall follow.”

Security personnel launched a cordon and search operation in the area of Sopore town following information about the presence of terrorists there.

The search operation turned into an encounter when the hiding terrorists opened fire on the security forces, who retaliated.

“Op Reban (#Baramulla). Joint Operation was launched today early morning on @JmuKmrPolice inputs. Cordon was laid & contact established. Firefight ensued. Joint Operation in progress,” Chinar Corps-Indian Army earlier tweeted.