Published On: Tue, Mar 20th, 2018

Four terrorists gunned down in J&K’s Kupwara district, encounter on

Srinagar: The security forces on Tuesday evening have gunned down four unidentified terrorists in an ongoing encounter in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.

The operation is still in progress with exchange of fire on in the area

According to a senior police official the encounter broke out in Arampora area as security forces comprising Rashtriya Rifles and the state police’s Special Operations Group (SOG) launched an operation after terrorists had opened fire on an Army patrol.

Confirming the development, a defence spokesman said, “four terrorists have been killed in the Arampora operation in Kupwara district.”

He said that the encounter between the security forces and the terrorists hiding in the area started around 3.30 pm.

He further said that the operation is still in progress with exchange of fire on in the area.

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