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Encounter in Shopian; 1 terrorist killed, more suspected trapped

Srinagar: An encounter broke out in Chack-i-Cholan village of Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir between security forces and terrorists on Wednesday morning. A terrorist was killed in the encounter. Till last reports came in, the operation was still on. The security forces had received information about militant presence in the village, following which they launched...

3 LeT terrorists killed in Shopian in J&K in night-long operation

One of the terrorists, Mukhtar Shah, had killed a vendor in Srinagar last week Shopian: The Indian Army and J&K police neutralized three terrorists from the Laskhar-e-Taiba (LeT) early on Tuesday morning following a night-long operation. One of the terrorists had killed a street vendor, Virendra Paswan, from Bihar at Madina Chowk in Srinagar last...

Two militants killed in separate encounters in J&K, others hiding in mosques

Two militants have been killed in separate encounters in Jammu and Kashmir, while others have taken refuge in nearby mosques at both locations. The encounters, in Shopian and Pulwama districts, are still underway as the security forces are trying to nab militants hiding inside the mosque. In Pulwama, the gunfight with militants broke out after...

4 terrorists killed in encounter in J&K’s Shopian

Four terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday, police said. The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Pinjora area of the district in South Kashmir on Monday morning after receiving information about the presence of terrorists there, a police official said....

Man detained in Shopian in connection with foiled car bomb attack

A day after security forces foiled a Pulwama-like car blast and destroyed the explosives-laden car, a man has been detained from Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with the foiled attack. The suspect is said to be the brother of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Hidayatullah Malik whose explosives-laden car was detained on Thursday after it...