4 terrorists killed by security forces, operation underway in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 22 January 2019, 03:24 PM
A fierce encounter had also broken out between terrorists and security forces at Hapat Naalah area of Zinpanchal on Monday also. (File photo)
A fierce encounter had also broken out between terrorists and security forces at Hapat Naalah area of Zinpanchal on Monday also. (File photo)

An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces during a cordon and search operation in Shopian's Zainapora on Tuesday.

A fierce encounter had also broken out between terrorists and security forces at Hapat Naalah area of Zinpanchal in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district on Monday, the police had said. At least four terrorists were gunned down in the encounter with a joint team of 53 Rashtriya Rifles, Budgam police and CRPF. The encounter broke out when security forces launched a cordon and search operation following intelligence inputs about the presence of terrorists in the area.

As the forces were closing in, the terrorists opened fire, prompting security forces to retaliate. The area has been cordoned off the police. “Brief exchange of fire at Hapat Naalah area of Zinpanchal in District Budgam. Area under cordon. Details shall follow,” Kashmir Police tweeted.

First Published: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 08:26 AM
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