Jammu and Kashmir: Two terrorists killed in encounter in Shopian

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Two terrorists were killed on Tuesday in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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

The search operation turned into an encounter after terrorists opened fire at security forces and the latter retaliated in which two terrorists were killed.

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

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