3 terrorists gunned down by security forces in Shopian
New Delhi, July 18: Three terrorists have been gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir.
The encounter started early this morning at the Amshipora area of Shopian, police officials said.
It may be recalled that on Friday, the security forces had gunned down three terrorists in Kulgam. One of the three terrorists killed in the Kulgam encounter had fabricated the improvised explosive device used in the Pulwama attack last year in which 40 CRPF jawans were martyred.
The slain terrorist has been identified as Walid. Sources tell OneIndia that Walid who was killed along with another terrorist, Salim had fabricated the IED for the February 2019 Pulwama attack.
In the encounter that took place today, three terrorists of the Jaish-e-Mohammad were gunned down by the security forces. The encounter took place at Kulgam in Jammu and Kashmir.
A search operation was launched by the security forces early this morning after receiving inputs about the presence of terrorists in Nangad area of Kulgam. The search operation turned into an encounter when the terrorists opened fire on the security forces.
A rifle has been recovered from one of the slain terrorists.