J&K: 6 terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Shopian's Kapran Batagund

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WION Web Team Delhi, India Nov 25, 2018, 07.48 AM (IST)

An encounter between security forces and terrorists broke out in Kapran Batagund area of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Sunday. 

According to reports, as many as six terrorists have been killed along with a security personnel named Naik Nazir. The operation has been concluded, security forces have recovered weapons and warlike stores, news agency ANI reported.

Four out of six terrorists belonged to Hizbul Mujahideen, rest were from Lashkar-e-Taiba. Both the district commanders of Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar have been killed, an investigation is underway, SSP Shopian Sandeep Chaudhary told media. 

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This comes after an encounter broke out between security forces and terrorist Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Friday. According to reports, six terrorists were gunned down in the operation by the security forces.

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On November 20, one Indian Army jawan was killed and four terrorists were gunned down in an encounter in Nadigam village of Jammu and Kashmir`s Shopian district.


 

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This comes after an encounter broke out between security forces and terrorist Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Friday.