In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, FIVE terrorists were gunned down by security forces in south Kashmir since last evening in two separate encounters that had broken out between security forces and terrorists at Hadipora Shopian and Semthan in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district.
Police said that three terrorists of Al-Badr terror outfit were killed in Hadipora Shopian encounter whereas in Semthan Bijbehara, two terrorists who were responsible for killing an Army Jawan two days back were neutralised today.
Arms and ammunition have also been recovered from the possession of the slain terrorists.
Meanwhile, Inspector General of Police Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said that in the Shopian encounter, a joint team of security forces and parents made efforts and appealed to the newly recruited terrorist to surrender but other terrorists didn’t allow him to surrender.
The encounter at Hadipora Shopian and in Semthan Bijbehara area in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district had started yesterday evening after terrorists fired upon the security forces who were launching Cordon and Search Operations based on specific intelligence input about the presence of terrorists in these areas.