Shopian Encounter: Three terrorists killed, operation on

Three terrorists were killed in an ongoing encounter in Amshipora village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday, police said.

The gunfight broke out after a joint team of Police, Army’s 62 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on “specific” information about the presence of terrorists in the area, said an official.

Official said that the Joint Operation was launched today early morning. The Security Forces were fired upon while laying the cordon, from the cow shed of the lone house in the orchard.

“So far three unidentified terrorists were killed in the encounter,” said a police spokesman on Twitter.

Further details are awaited.