SRINAGAR: Two Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists reportedly died in an encounter with security forces in Bona Baazar area of Shopian district in south Kashmir on Saturday morning.
A joint team of Indian Army's 23 Para and special operations group (SOG) Shopian had launched a cordon and search operation in the area. As the forces approached the location, terrorists opened fire on them, triggering an encounter.
As per emerging reports, the terrorists killed are Pakistan-based Munna Lahori and a local Zeenat Ul Islam.
Lahori, an IED expert, was reportedly is the mastermind behind the blast in Pulwama's Arihal Village in June 2018.
Authorities are yet to confirm this development.