The militants present inside the vehicle opened fire and were retaliated by the security forces. Police said, in retaliation, one militant identified as Firdous Ahmad Bhat and an “active associate” who was identified as Sajad Ahmad was killed.
Three army jawans and a civilian have been killed after a patrolling party in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir was ambushed by terrorists on Thursday. Four people, including two jawans, have been injured in the attack. The army unit was returning from a search operation in Kungoo village when the ambush occurred.