New Delhi: An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Sangran village of Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir, news agency ANI reported on Monday. In the latest development, two terrorists are reported to be trapped. Firing has been stopped at present, as per ANI tweet.
Mobile internet services have been snapped in the area. The area has been cordoned off and a search operation is underway to nab the terrorists. More details in the incident awaited.
In an earlier incident on November 27, a soldier was martyred following an encounter in Redwani area of Kulgam. According to news reports, two terrorists were also killed in the gunfire.
According to a report, security forces had received a tip-off about the presence of terrorists hiding in a house. The incident came three days after six terrorists were killed in an encounter which broke out in Sekipora area of Bijbehara in Anantnag district. Arms and ammunition were also recovered from the custody of terrorists.
On November 18, two terrorists were killed in an encounter which broke out between terrorists and security forces at Rebban area of Zainapora village in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir. The encounter came a day after the militants abducted and killed a 19-year-old teenager.
Recently, a former special police officer (SPO) was killed after he was kidnapped by terrorists in Reban area of Shopian district. Terrorists had kidnapped three persons including a former special police officer (SPO).
The incident comes few days after a 19-year-old schoolboy was abducted and killed by terrorists. Huzaif Ashraf Kuttay was abducted along with two other, Farooq Ahmad and Shahid Ahmad, from a bakery shop from Saidpora Payeen village in Shopian.