3 terrorists killed by security forces in encounter

Encounter breaks out between security forces, terrorists in J-K’s Shopian

An encounter took place between security forces and militants in which three terrorists have been killed in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, in the wee hours of Tuesday morning the encounter broke out and the terrorists have been identified as members of the terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba by the Jammu and Kashmir police.

In the Manj Mag area of Zainapora in Shopian district, 1RR, 178 CRPF the encounter broke out.

Moreover, the police have already identified two out of three slain terrorists and the third one is yet to be identified.

The Additional Director General of Kashmir Police said, “Among the two neutralized local terrorists, two have been identified as Lateef Lone of the Shopian district, who had been involved in the killing of a Kashmiri Pandit Purana Krishna Bhat and the other is Umer Nazir of Anantnag, involved in the killing of Till Bahadur Thapa from Nepal.”

However, the Additional Director General of Kashmir Police said, from the terrorists one AK-47 rifle and two pistols were recovered.

Furthermore, more details on the matter are awaited.