One alleged terrorist, identified as Shahid Ahmad Dar, and three overground workers were killed in Jammu and Kashmir when militants fired at a joint motor vehicle patrolling party around 8 pm in Pinjoora area of Shopian district, media reports said.
The firing took place near an army camp in the Pahnoo area of Shopian where security forces have launched a cordon and search operation, a police official said.
#UPDATE: A joint motor vehicle patrolling party was fired upon by terrorists at 8 pm in Pinjoora area of Shopian district. One terrorist killed in the retaliatory operation. Operation underway. #JammuAndKashmir
— ANI (@ANI) March 4, 2018
Also the three over ground workers/accomplices in the car who were accompanying the terrorist were found to be dead. Police has reached the spot and started legal formalities: Indian Army #JammuAndKashmir — ANI (@ANI) March 4, 2018
Recently, a militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district. Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in village Shakurdin following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.
With inputs from agencies
Updated Date: Mar 05, 2018 08:51 AM