J&K: 2 terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in Bandipora

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Aug 30, 2018, 09:46 AM(IST)

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Two terrorists were killed on Thursday in an encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir.

According to a report, the search operation was launched by security forces in Hajin area following the information about the presence of terrorists there.

It quickly turned into an encounter after terrorists opened fire towards security forces.

The area has now been cordoned off as the searches are still underway.

Yesterday, four policemen lost their lives in a terrorist attack in South Kashmir's Shopian district.

According to the police, a police party came under indiscriminate firing by a group of terrorists during the afternoon hours in Shopian's Arhama.

This came after two terrorists from Hizb-ul-Mujahideen were gunned down in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district in early hours of Wednesday.  

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