News Desk | dhaka24.net:
The encounter at Zainpora in south Kashmir’s Shopian district ended on Wednesday with the killing of a third terrorist, officials said, adding that one army officer has also sustained injuries in the clashes, according to The Statesman reports.
“One more unidentified terrorist has been killed. Operation still going on. Further details shall follow,” the police said in a brief statement.
On Tuesday, security forces had a specific input about the presence of a group three militants in the area after which an operation was launched.
As the cordon was tightened, the hiding militants opened fire at the security forces which triggered the encounter.
The firing which stopped during the night resumed on Wednesday morning. The operation was jointly conducted by the police and the army.