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Terrorist killed, 2 jawans martyred in Shopian, 2 cops injured in Bandipora encounter

13 August, 2017 5:03 AM
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Terrorist killed, 2 jawans martyred in Shopian, 2 cops injured in Bandipora encounter

One terrorist was killed in the ongoing encounter in Shopian district of south Kashmir

One terrorist was killed in an ongoing encounter with militants in Shopian district in south Kashmir.

Two Army men were also martyred in the encounter in Avneera village that began last evening, and three personnel including the captain were injured.

"Two security personnel martyred, while three injured. One terrorist eliminated and two still hiding in adjoining house," Jammu and Kashmir DGP SP Vaid told news agency ANI.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation following information about presence of terrorists in Avneera village of Zainapora area of the district, a police official said. A gun battle followed.

Security forces are conducting searches as two to three terrorists are believed to be hiding in the village.

Separately, in north Kashmir's Bandipora, two policemen were injured on Sunday when militants fired on a search party of security forces.

The injured policemen were taken to a hospital for treatment and are stable and the cordon and search operation has concluded.

Also read: Shopian search operation: Security forces cordon off nine villages, militants suspected to be trapped

Source: indiatoday.intoday.in

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