4 terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in J-K’s Shopian, 9 in 24 hrs
Security forces had killed five militants in a joint operation by the army, CRPF and Shopian Police in J-K’s Shopian district on Sunday
Four terrorists were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Pinjora area of Shopian district of Jammu-Kashmir on Monday morning, police said.
Three soldiers have also been injured in the encounter, according to sources.
Security forces had launched a cordon-and-search operation after receiving specific information about the presence of militants in the area, news agency PTI reported quoting a police official.
He said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants fired upon a search party of the forces, who retaliated.
Pinjora is around 12kms from Reban village where five militants were killed on Sunday. Two houses were also damaged.
A joint operation of army, CRPF and police was launched early in the morning after a tip off about the presence of terrorists at Reban village. The militants were killed after a 12 hour encounter.
(With inputs from PTI)
Courtesy: Hindustan Times