Two Terrorists Killed In Encounter In J&K’s Shopian


Shopian: At least two terrorists have been killed in an encounter that broke out at Shopian district of Jammu & Kashmir on Monday.

While one of them has been identified as Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) commander Sajjad Afghani, the identity of another is yet to ascertain. The police said that Afghani had been involved in the recruitment of youth into terrorism.

One AK-47 rifle with a UBL shell and one USA-made rifle’s M-4 carbine was also recovered from the site of the encounter.

According to reports, the encounter had restarted in the Rawalpora area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday. It had broken out on March 13 and one terrorist was gunned down during the operation.

A joint cordon and search operation was launched on Saturday night by the police, 34 Rashtriya Rifles, and 14 Battalion of CRPF in the area.

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