Jammu and Kashmir: Two policemen injured in an encounter in Kishtwar

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Two policemen were injured on Friday in a gunfight that broke out between security forces and terrorists n Marwah area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar.

The area has been cordoned off as the encounter is currently underway.

Jammu and Kashmir police tweeted, “Encounter between between security forces and terrorists in #Appan #Marwah #Kishtwar. Two SPOs injured. Details to follow.”

It came hours after three terrorists were neutralised by security forces in Dragad Sugan area of Shopian district of the state.

Jammu and Kashmir police said in a tweet, “Shopian encounter today has resulted in elimination of two terrorists and one active associates of the terrorists.Arms & ammunition were recovered.The killed terrorist is understood to be Saju Magrey of HM.He was involved in series of terror crimes including IED incidents. Other terrorist is yet to be identified.Another individual killed who was with the terrorists is considered to be an active associate of this group. Search is still going on.”