Bengali Hunt Desk: Three militants have so far been killed in an operation by the Indian Army in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir since Tuesday night. The news came from Jammu and Kashmir police sources. According to reports, the encounter between the militants and the army started at Melhora in Jainapur area of Shopian district on Tuesday. And that encounter lasted until Wednesday morning. One militant was killed on Tuesday. On Wednesday morning, the army killed two militants in an encounter.
#UPDATE 1 more unidentified terrorist killed in Shopian encounter. Operation still going on. Further details shall follow: Kashmir Zone Police
Total 3 terrorists neutralized so far. https://t.co/TXSmgO6qYm
– ANI (ANI) April 29, 2020
According to information received, militants were reported to be hiding in Melhora area of Jainpora in Shopian district on Tuesday. Police and Army 55 State Rifles team then conducted a search operation in the area.
Whenever an army joint team moved around the militant hideout, the militants started firing at the army. The army also fired back at the militants.
Earlier on Monday morning, three militants were killed in an encounter with the Indian Army at Lower Munda Ekala in Kulgam district. Large quantities of weapons and explosives were recovered from the dead militants. The army and police could not identify the dead militants.