This Article is From Aug 03, 2019

Terrorist Killed In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir's Shopian District

A cordon-and-search operation was launched in Pandoshan area of the south Kashmir district after a tip-off about the presence of terrorists in the area, an official said

Terrorist Killed In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir's Shopian District

Weapons and war-like stores have been recovered from the encounter site, official said (File)

Srinagar:

A terrorist was killed and a soldier lost his life in an encounter between the security forces and the ultras in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Friday, the Army said.

A cordon-and-search operation was launched in Pandoshan area of the south Kashmir district after a tip-off about the presence of terrorists there. An encounter followed after the terrorists fired upon the search party, an official said.

"One terrorist, Zeenat-ul-Islam, a resident of Memender area of Shopian, has been killed in the Pandoshan operation," an Army official said.

During the operation, a soldier was also killed. Weapons and war-like stores have been recovered from the encounter site, the official said, adding that the operation was on.