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J&K: 3 Hizbul terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Shopian

Three Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorists have been killed in the Shopian encounter, reports said. Photograph: (ANI)

WION Web Team Shopian Oct 09, 2017, 12.19 PM (IST)

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.

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