Srinagar: Two terrorists have on Monday been killed in an encounter with the security forces at Zinpanchal in Chari Sharief of Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district. The district police, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and 53 Rashtriya Rifles are jointly conducting the operation.
#WATCH Encounter underway between terrorists and security forces in Zinpanchal, Chari Sharief in Budgam district; 2 terrorists have been neutralised. #JammuAnd Kashmir (Visuals deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/mKMJorc4IQ
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Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Hapatnaar area of Budgam District following information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.
He said the search operation turned into a gunbattle after militants opened fire on security forces.