Six terrorist killed in encounter in Jammu & Kashmir

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Published: June 19,2020 08:11 AM
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June 19, 2020: Six more terrorists were killed on Friday in two ongoing gun battles in south Kashmir’s Pulwama and Shopian districts.

June 19, 2020: Six more terrorists were killed on Friday in two ongoing gun battles in south Kashmir’s Pulwama and Shopian districts, eight since Thursday, police and defence officials said.
Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation at Meej in Pampore area of Pulwama in south Kashmir on Thursday morning after receiving specific information about the presence of terrorists in the area, a police official said.
The official said the search operation turned into an encounter after terrorists fired upon a search party of the forces, who retaliated.
One terrorist was killed in the gunfight on Thursday but two others entered a nearby mosque to take refuge, the official said.