New Delhi:  Three terrorists were gunned down in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district. A gunfight between security forces and militants is underway in the orchards of Heff Shermal village, reports said. The identity and affiliation of them were being ascertained. Also Read - Dissent Cannot be Termed Seditious, Says Supreme Court; Junks Plea Against Farooq Abdullah

Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and Special Operations Group (SOG) of state police were involved in the counter insurgency operation. Also Read - Arrival Of 'Sticky Bombs' Sets Off Alarm Bells In Jammu And Kashmir | All You Need To Know

Earlier on Monday two terrorists were killed in an encounter in Zinpanchal, Chari Sharief in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district. Also Read - Son of Srinagar's Krishna Dhaba Dies After Being Shot at by Militants

Following the encounter, reports of stone-pelting were received from some parts of Budgam and Pulwama districts, while authorities suspended Internet connection in some areas as a precautionary measure.