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J-K: 2 Al-Badr terrorists killed in Shopian encounter

ANI | Updated: Nov 18, 2018 08:11 IST

Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Nov 18 (ANI): At least two terrorists were killed in an encounter in Rebban area of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Sunday.

Bodies of the terrorists have been recovered from the encounter site.

The deceased have been identified as Nawaz Wagay of Zainpora Shopian and Yawar Wani of Litter Pulwama. Both the terrorists were associated with terror outfit Al-Badr.

As per an official statement released by the Jammu and Kashmir police, a search operation was launched by them at the strike of dawn today. As the operation was underway, the terrorists fired upon the forces. The police retaliated to the firing leading to an encounter.

The police have recovered incriminating materials, including arms and ammunition, from the site of encounter. They have also registered a case and initiated an investigation.

On November 2, the Police had arrested a member of the same terror outfit in Handwara town of Kupwara district. The terrorist was identified as Sajjad Ahmad Dar a resident of Rohumu in Pulwama. (ANI)