Two terrorists killed in encounter in South Kashmir’s Anantnag

at 2:14 pm
Shopian encounter
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Srinagar (NVI): Two unidentified terrorists have been killed in an encounter with security forces in Shalgul forest area in Anantnag district of South Kashmir.

“#Encounter has started at #Shalgul forest area of Srigufwara #Anantnag. Police and Army are on the job. Further details shall follow,” the Kashmir Zone Police said in an earlier tweet.

The fierce gunfight took place this morning when a joint team of J&K Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Shalgul forest area in Anantnag, police officials said.

As the joint team approached the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists opened fired on them, triggering a gunfight. Two ultras were killed in the retaliatory fire by the forces, they said.