SHOPIAN: One terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Molu-Chitragam area of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district in the early hours of Monday. The exchange of fire between security forces and terrorists is currently underway.
#Visuals Jammu & Kashmir: One terrorist killed in exchange of fire between security forces and terrorists in Molu-Chitragam area of Shopian district. (Visuals deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/SY6t65TowP
— ANI (@ANI) June 3, 2019
The encounter comes after at least two terrorists were killed and a paratrooper injured in an encounter on May 31 in Shopian district. Several arms and ammunition were recovered from the spot. The exchange of fire had taken place during the cordon and search operation at Dragad village in Zainapora area of the district.
In another exchange of fire on May 30, two terrorists were killed at Dangerpora area of Sopore in the state. The encounter had started hours after troops from the Rashtriya Rifles, the Special Operations Group of the police and the Central Reserve Police Force launched the operation in Dangarpora village after getting information about the presence of terrorists.