Srinagar, April 9
At least one terrorist is believed to have taken refuge in a mosque in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian on Friday, after an overnight encounter with safety forces, at the same time as two ultras have been gunned down in Pulwama district’s Tral area.
The encounter in Shopian city broke out on Thursday night and has now changed into a stand-off, police stated, including that three militants have been killed and 4 safety forces personnel injured.
“Brother of holed up #terrorist & local Imamsahab sent inside mosque to persuade the #terrorists to come out & #surrender. Efforts are on to save the mosque,” the police stated in a tweet.
In an earlier tweet, the police had stated that the chief of terror outfit Ansar Ghazwatul Hind was amongst these trapped.
“Chief of proscribed #terrorist outfit AGuH (JeM) trapped,” it learn.
In a separate encounter in Tral space of Pulwama on Friday morning, two militants have been gunned down by safety personnel, the police stated. PTI