Mumbai: An encounter took place in Pinjora area of Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday morning. Police and security forces are still carrying out the operation.
So far four terrorists have been killed in the encounter that started early in the morning. Three Indian security personnel survived injuries.
“A joint operation was launched in the early hours today on intelligence input by JK Police. Cordon was laid and contact was established with the terrorists. Firefight ensued. Four terrorists have been eliminated. A joint operation is in progress,” Army officials told Times now.
The army has speculated the presence of four terrorists belonging to a joint group of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) and Jaish e Mohammad (JeM) trapped in the Pinjora area of Shopian district.
Earlier, on Sunday five terrorists of Hizbul Mujahideen were killed in the same area as per the sources.