One terrorist killed in Kupwara encounter, grenade lobbed at soldiers in Shopian

General News

One terrorist was shot down by the Indian Army today in Kupwara of North Kashmir in an encounter launched early morning. In another separate incident, terrorists lobbed a grenade at the Army’s patrolling party in Shopian’s Ahgam too that injured an Army personnel.

An encounter broke out today between security forces and militants in the forests of Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

A police official said security forces launched a search operation in the forest of Kupwara following information about presence of militants there.

A grenade was lobbed towards the Army patrol party in Ahgam area of Shopian in south Kashmir, a police official said.

The area has been cordoned off, the official said.

Further details are awaited.