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2 terrorists killed in encounter in North Kashmir's Bandipora: J K Police

India Today logo India Today 24-07-2021 Rouf A Roshangar
a group of people sitting on a rock: Encounter erupts between security forces and militants in North Kashmir's Bandipora Encounter erupts between security forces and militants in North Kashmir's Bandipora

Two unidentified terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces that broke out in the Shokbaba area of Sumlar in North Kashmir's Bandipora district on Saturday morning.

The operation is still underway, Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.

A joint team of security forces launched a cordon and search operation after receiving 'specific inputs' about the presence of militants in the forest area of Shokbaba .

"As the security forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering an encounter," an official said.

Sources said that the exact number of militants is not known but the exchange of fire is going on from both sides.

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