Three terrorists were killed during an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on May 6. The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Kanigam area of the South Kashmir district during the night following information about the presence of terrorists. An official said as the presence of four newly recruited terrorists of Al-Badr outfit got ascertained, the security forces exercised maximum restraint and tried their best to persuade them to surrender. The terrorists turned down the offer to surrender and opened fire. However, one terrorist identified as Tausif Ahmad surrendered. Watch the full video for more.
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Three terrorists were killed in an encounter, which broke out between security forces and terrorists, in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on May 05. One newly recruited terrorist namely, Tausif Ahmad surrendered. Search operation is underway.
Two terrorists were eliminated in Jammu and Kashmir on March 28. Vijay Kumar, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, said that Shopian police had received information about some terrorists hiding in a village, following which, a cordon was laid by police, Army, and CRPF. An encounter subsequently broke out in which a terrorist affiliated with Hizbul Mujahideen, and another linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba were killed. Kumar said that an AK47 rifle, a pistol, and an M4 rifle were recovered from the terrorists. The M4 carbine is widely used by US military personnel. Watch the full video for more.
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Updating on Shopian encounter, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar informed that one Hizbul Mujahideen and one LeT terrorists were gunned down. "One HM terrorist Inatullah Shaikh and one LeT terrorist Adil Malik killed in the Shopian encounter. One AK-47 rifle and one M4 rifle recovered. Shaikh came to India from Pakistan last week. In this year, two M4 rifles have been recovered so far," said IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar.
While addressing a press conference in Srinagar on March 22, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar informed that 19 terrorists have been eliminated this year, and four security forces personnel were killed. "As far as encounter SOP is concerned, security forces follow procedure. Result is the killing of 19 terrorists this year. There's been no civilian death," said Kumar. 4 Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists were killed in today's encounter in JandK's Shopian.