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J-K: 4 terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Shopian's Killora

The police also said that one terrorist had surrendered and two AKs and three pistols were recovered by security personnel.

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J-K: 4 terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Shopian's Killora
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The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday confirmed that four unidentified terrorists have been killed in an ongoing encounter with security forces in the Killora area of Shopian district in South Kashmir. The police also said that one terrorist had surrendered and two AKs and three pistols were recovered by security personnel. 

In a tweet, the Kashmir Zone Police said, “Shopian EncounterUpdate: 02 unidentified terrorists killed. Operation going on. Further details emerging“ 

The police said that the exchange of fire between the terrorists and the security forces took place in the apple orchards of the Killora village where a cordon was laid by a joint team of security forces on a specific input. 

The police added that earlier a joint team of police, 44RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Killora. As the joint team of searching party cordoned the suspected area where the terrorists are hiding, the terrorists fired upon the forces, which was retaliated and an encounter started. 

Inspector-General of Police Kashmir, Vijay Kumar on Friday evening identified two of the four slain terrorists in the Shopian gunfight as Shakoor Parray, district commander of the Al Badr group for Shopian and another as Suhail Bhat, who, police said, abducted and killed a Panch from Srinagar.

"#Terrorist Shakoor Parray Al Badr District commander and another #terrorist Suhail Bhat who #abducted and #killed Khanmoh’s Panch #neutralised in today’s #encounter," IGP Kashmir said.

Weapon snatching attempt foiled 

Meanwhile, one person was arrested after he tried to snatch a weapon of a CRPF personnel in the Nowhatta area of Srinagar. The miscreant identified as Tehreen Shabir Dar, 28, of Umarabad, Pirbagh area of Srinagar tried to snatch a weapon from a head constable at the Nowhatta area, but the alert personnel chased him and arrested him as well as recovered his weapon.

 

 

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