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Jammu and Kashmir: Two terrorists killed in encounter in Shopian district

File photo. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Jul 27, 2019, 09.00 AM (IST) Edited By: Riya Gupta

Two terrorists were killed on Saturday morning after an exchange of fire started between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.

The topmost Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) commander of South Kashmir Munna Lahori/Bihari from Pakistan killed along with his local associate after a night-long operation.

Weapons and warlike stores were also recovered from their possession, including a pistol, two AK-47, one Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL), six UBGL Grenade and three Chinese Grenade.

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The exchange of fire began after a joint team of Army’s 23 Para and SOG Shopian launched cordon and search operation at Bona Bazar.

However, search operations are still underway.
 

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The exchange of fire began after a joint team of Army’s 23 Para and SOG Shopian launched cordon and search operation at Bona Bazar.