Three Terrorists Killed in Encounter With Security Forces in Shopian

SRINAGAR: Three terrorists were on Thursday evening killed in an encounter with the security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

The firing broke out in Handew village during a cordon and search operation laid down by the security forces on specific inputs of terrorists hiding in the region.

Earlier in the day, three terrorists were killed and one jawan has lost his life in an encounter carried out in Pulwama. The firing broke out on reports of terrorists holed up in a house in the Dalipora area.

A police officer reportedly said that upon hearing the news of the presence of terrorists, a team comprising Army members and Special Operations Group has cordoned off the site located near the police station in Pulwama.

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