4 terrorists killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian, says Army; one surrenders
Jammu and Kashmir: Two unidentified terrorists killed in an encounter with security forces in Kiloora area of Shopian district. (Visuals deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/cItVnwUb0l— ANI (@ANI) August 28, 2020
The identities of the terrorists were yet to be ascertained. The encounter has come days after two CRPF personnel and a Jammu and Kashmir special police officer were killed while fighting the terrorists in Kreeri area of the Union Territory's Baramulla district.
The terrorists, believed to be from Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) had opened fire on a security checkpoint indiscriminately, leaving three dead. Inspector-General of Jammu and Kashmir Police Vijay Kumar vowed a befitting reply to the terrorists who fled the area after firing upon the checkpoint.
Soon after the attack, the security forces avenged their deaths as they launched a massive search operation in the area and neautrilised two terrorists who were involved in the attack. An AK-47 rifle and a pistol were also recovered from their possession.
Posted By: Shashikant Sharma