2 unidentified terrorists killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir

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WION Web Team Jammu and Kashmir Dec 19, 2017, 02.51 AM (IST)

The security forces killed two unidentified terrorists in an overnight encounter in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said on Tuesday morning.

Following information about the presence of terrorists in the area, the security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation in Wanipora area of Shopian yesterday evening, an Army officer said.

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The search operations soon turned into an encounter when the terrorists opened fire at the security forces.

 

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"Two terrorists have been killed so far and the operation is still in progress," the officer said.

The bodies of the two terrorists recovered but the third one is still alive and present at the house. He started firing again a few minutes back, said Inspector general of police (Kashmir) Muneer Khan.