3 terrorists gunned down in J-K’s Shopian

Three terrorists were killed in an encounter in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

According to police officials mentioned in news reports, the encounter took place at the break of dawn between the 44 Rashtriya Rifles and terrorists in the Turkwangam area of the district. Later, troops of the Special Operation Group (SOG) at Zainapora and 178 Battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) joined in. The security operation ended around 6:30 am.

One INSAS and two AK-47 rifles were recovered from the encounter site, police said. Search operations are still on.

The report also mentioned, the Director-General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh stated around 22 terrorists, including 6 top commanders, have been killed in the last two weeks in nine different operations in Jammu and Kashmir. So far, a total of 88 terrorists have been killed this year.

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