Jammu And Kashmir: It has been reported by the army and police that an encounter between them and the terrorists has broken out. More updates on this are awaited..
New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir is a highly volatile and conflicted area where multiple times in the past, terrorist activities have been reported and several encounters have also happened between the terrorists and the police forces and/or army. In a latest news update, it has been reported by the officials of the state that an encounter has started between terrorists and security forces at the Kathohalan area in south Kashmir’s Shopian district. “Encounter has started in Kathohalan area of Shopian. Police and Army are on the job,” the police said.
Encounter Breaks Out In J&K’s Shopian
The gunfight started after a joint team of police and security forces received an input about the presence of terrorists in that area. After security forces cordoned off the area, terrorists hiding there started firing drawing retaliation by the security forces. There have been a series of encounters between terrorists and security forces across Kashmir in the recent past in which many terrorists have been eliminated.
One Terrorist Killed In Encounter
Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], November 9 (ANI): A terrorist affiliated with the proscribed terror outfit, The Resistance Front (TRF) was killed in Kathohalan area of Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, officials said. According to the Kashmir zone police, incriminating materials, including arms and ammunition, have also been recovered from the possession of the terrorist.
“One terrorist affiliated with the proscribed terror outfit TRF was neutralised. Incriminating materials, including arms and ammunition, were recovered. The search is going on,” the Kashmir Zone Police posted on X.
(This is a developing story, more updates are awaited)
(Inputs from Agencies)
Published Date:November 9, 2023 7:24 AM IST
Updated Date:November 9, 2023 7:29 AM IST
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