J&K: Four terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Shopian district

In Jammu & Kashmir, four unidentified militants were killed in a fierce gunfight that raged between militants & security forces at Batgund village in south Kashmir’s Shopian district in midnight hours.

Security sources said that joint security forces’ team launched cordon and search operation on the basis of specific input about presence of militants in the area.

They said as the forces zeroed in on the suspected place the militants inside the area opened fire triggering gunfight. They said the operation concluded.

Sources said some top commanders of Hizbul and LeT could be among the slain militants.  Officials said the identity of the slain is being ascertained.

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