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

WION Web Team
ShopianUpdated: Oct 09, 2017, 05:15 PM IST

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

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.