Shopian Encounter: Two militants were killed today on Tuesday in Shopian Encounter when the Indian security forces neutralized holed up militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district. The encounter started late Monday evening. Both the militants were locals according to ANI.
Jammu & Kashmir: Two terrorists have been neutralised in an encounter between terrorists and security forces which broke out earlier this morning, in Awneera area of Shopian district. Search operation is underway. (Visuals deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/9pQIc4n3N4
— ANI (@ANI) June 11, 2019
The search operation is currently underway. Police sources said two militants were killed today in a pre-dawn encounter in Awneera village of Shopian district.
They said, “When challenged today morning, the hiding militants opened fire, triggering an encounter in which one militant has been killed.”
The two slain militants have been identified as Sayar Ahmad Bhat, son of Sanauallah of Manchowa Kulgam, and Shakir Ahmad Wagay of Awneera Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir. The two were affiliated with Ansar Gazwatul Hind (AGH) militant outfit. They were wanted in several cases.