Jammu and Kashmir: Four terrorists killed in Shopian encounter

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Four terrorists were killed on Sunday morning in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Shopian, after receiving specific information about the presence of terrorists there.

As the forces were conducting searches, the hiding terrorists fired upon them, officials said.

The security forces retaliated the firing, triggering an encounter in which four terrorists were killed, officials added.

Police have recovered arms and ammunition from the site of encounter.

Kashmir Zone Police said in a tweet, “04 #terrorists killed. #Arms & #ammunition recovered. #Identities & #affiliations are being ascertained.”