Encounter in Shopian, 2 JeM militants killed


In an encounter between militants and security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists have been killed, said officials.

According to officials, security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Meemendar area of Shopian following information about presence of militants. It was only after militants opened firing towards the security forces, that the search operation turned into an encounter in retaliation.

India attacked JeM’s  biggest training camp in Balakot in Pakistan’s restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, about 80-km from the Line of Control (LoC), killing a “very large number” of terrorists, trainers and senior commanders.

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