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2 terrorists killed in Shopian encounter

Last updated on: January 22, 2019 13:05 IST

Two terrorists were on Tuesday killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said.


Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Heff area of Shopian district following information about presence of terrorists in the area, an Army official said.

He said the search operation turned into a gunbattle after terrorists opened fire on the security forces.

Two terrorists have been killed so far, the official said, adding the operation was going on till last reports came in.

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