Two Terrorists Killed in Shopian EncounterVignesh Subbaian (Author) Published Date : Jun 11, 2019 10:31 IST
Shopian EncounterIn Jammu and Kashmir, Shopian district Security forces killed two terrorists (Sayar and Shakir of AGH Martyred) in the early hours of Tuesday. This Shopian encounter took place in Awneera area of â€‹â€‹Shopian district. According to the information, the search operations of the security forces are still in this area. According to the local News Agency, the encounter started between the terrorists and security forces in the early hours when the security forces started searching in this area. Meanwhile, the terrorists started firing.
A police spokesman said that after receiving information about the presence of terrorists in Shopian's Awneera area, the security forces started a search operation by siege around the area on Tuesday. He told that the investigators fired on the security forces after which the search operation turned into an encounter, named Shopian Encounter. The spokesman said, "Two terrorists were killed in counter-retaliation. Weapons and ammunition have also been recovered from the encounter site." He told that terrorists were not identified yet and they were being tracked about which terrorist organization they belonged to.
Pulwama AttackWithin the last few months of this year, the army has killed many militants. Last week too, security forces had stacked five terrorists in Anantnag. Last Saturday, the security forces had killed terrorists in Veerinag in Anantnag on Saturday, while on Friday, security forces pelted four terrorists in the encounter. After receiving intelligence news about the presence of terrorists in that area, security forces started a search operation by siege in Panjaran area of â€‹â€‹Pulwama.
The terrorists killed in Pulwama were also included in the two SPO who fled their rifle with the Pulwama police line a few days ago. Survivors have also confirmed the death of both SPOs. After this encounter lasted for almost 16 hours, security forces killed four terrorists. On examination of the bodies, it was found that two offender SPOs were also included in the four terrorists killed. Similarly, Shopian Encounter happened this early morning.