Jammu and Kashmir: Two terrorists killed in Shopian encounter

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

Kashmir Zone Police in a tweet said, “02 unidentified #terrorists killed. #Operation going on. Further details shall follow.”

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Kutpora area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district following specific information about the presence of terrorists there.

The search operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists fired upon the security forces, who retaliated.

Chinar Corps-Indian Army earlier in a tweet said, “Op Kutpora, #Shopian. Joint operation was launched based on @JmuKmrPolice inputs today early morning. Cordon was laid and contact was established. Firefight ensued. Joint Operation in progress.”