Jammu and Kashmir: Three terrorists killed in encounter in Shopian

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Three terrorists were on Monday killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district.

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

“03 #terrorists killed. #Arms & ammunition recovered. #Identities & #affiliations are being ascertained,” Kashmir Zone police tweeted.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area following information about presence of terrorists there, a police official said.

The terrorists were asked to surrender but they opened fire towards security forces, triggering an encounter in which three terrorists were killed, an official added.