Three Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorists have been killed in the Shopian encounter, reports said. Photograph: (ANI)
Earlier today, Jaish-e-Mohammad operational head Khalid was killed in an encounter
Indian security forces today killed Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorists after a prolonged gunbattle in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.
The security forces gunned down all three Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorists, reports said.
The terrorists were trapped in Shopian's Gatipora village. The security forces have launched a major combing operation in the area.
Earlier today, Jaish-e-Mohammad(JeM) operational head Khalid was killed in an encounter with security forces in Kashmir's Ladoora area in Baramulla district.
The terrorists attacked a patrol party of the security forces which turned into a gunbattle.
Khalid, a Pakistani national, was active in North Kashmir's Sopore area.