J-K: Three Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists killed by security forces in Shopian encounter

Shopian encounter: One of the neutralised terrorists has been identified as Abid. The combing operation is currently underway. 

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 9, 2017 9:05:51 pm
 Hizbul Mujahideen, Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist, Kashmir valley, kashmir unrest, jammu and kashmir, Shopian encounter, india news, indian express Jammu and Kashmir: Shopian encounter is underway. (Express Photo By Shuaib Masoodi/ Representational Image)

Three Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian region on Monday, ANI reported. One of the neutralised terrorists has been identified as Abid. The combing operation is currently underway.

The latest development comes hours after security forces claimed to have killed a top Jaish-e-Mohammed commander during an encounter in North Kashmir’s Ladoora village. The slain militant was identified as Khalid Ahmad, a resident of Pakistan, who has been active in the region in the last two years.

More details awaited

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