Encounter breaks out between security forces, terrorists in Imam Sahib area of Shopian district
Security forces gunned down two terrorists in an exchange of fire in Imam Sahib area of Shopian district in Kashmir on Saturday. The area has been completely cordoned off.
In March, three terrorists, belonging to terror outfits Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Taiba, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir. The encounter in Kellar area in the south Kashmir district started early in the morning of March 28 after a joint team of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Army and the Jammu and Kashmir police was attacked by terrorists during a search operation in the area.
The slain terrorists were identified as Sajad Khanday, Aqib Ahmad Dar and Basharat Ahmad Mir, all residents of Pulwama.