On Saturday, four terrorists were killed in two separate security operations in Tral area of Awantipora and Shopian.
Security forces were tracking a group of militants in the forest belts of the district for the past one month through digital surveillance, he said.
The officials had earlier said three soldiers were also injured in the gunfight, Srinagar-based PRO Defence Col Emron Musavi said only one Army personnel sustained injuries.
The terrorists on seeing the troops started firing and ran towards the adjoining forested area. The area was immediately cordoned off and a firefight ensued.
Srinagar: Five militants were on Sunday killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence official said. “Five terrorists have been eliminated in operation Reban in Shopian,” defence spokesperson Col Rajesh Kalia said. He said good drills ensured no collateral damage took place during the operation. A police […]
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Srinagar: Two militants were Sunday killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, an army official said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Hindsitapur area of Shopian district in south Kashmir following specific information about the presence of militants there, the official said. As the forces were […]
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