J&K: 3 Terrorists Eliminated In Encounter With Security Forces In Shopian; Arms Seized, Operation Underway

Swarajya Staff

Mar 28, 2019, 10:05 AM | Updated 10:05 AM IST


The security forces have gunned down at least three terrorists in an encounter in the Keller area of Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday (28 March), officials said, as reported by ANI. Weapons have also been recovered from the encounter site by the security forces.

According to the report, the encounter is still underway and security forces have launched a search operation for which the entire area has been cordoned off.

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Army and the Jammu and Kashmir Police had reportedly launched a joint operation to nab or eliminate the terrorists in the early hours of Thursday (28 March).

Earlier on 21 March, an encounter took place in Baramulla district in which two terrorists were eliminated. 2 Ak-47 rifles, 3 magazines, a cell phone, as well a GPS device were recovered from the encounter site, as reported by Swarajya.

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