Four terrorists killed in encounter in J&K’s Shopian district


Srinagar: Four militants were killed in an encounter with security forces at Batgund village in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Sources said the security forces launched cordon and search operation on the basis of specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

They said as the forces zeroed in on the suspected place the militants inside the area opened fire on the forces triggering the encounter. The forces fired in retaliation killing the four militants.

The identity of the slain terrorists is being ascertained. It is suspected that some top commanders of Hizbul and LeT could be among the slain militants.

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