SRINAGAR: Four militants have been killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. One of them is Shaukat Ahmed Mir, whose criminal record is very serious. According to police sources, Shaukat Ahmed Was a militant from Mir Valley, who was being searched by the police for a long time.
According to a high-ranking police source, a search operation was launched in Panzar area of Shopian district on the basis of specific intelligence inputs. Both Jammu and Kashmir Police and Security Forces were involved in the case. During the search operation, the militants opened fire on a team of police and security forces, after which the counter-insurgency operation broke out. Police and Army retaliated, killing four terrorists whose bodies were recovered from the counter site. '
The four terrorists who have been gunned down include Rafi Hassan Mir, a resident of Batmurian Shopian, Suhel Ahmed Bhat of Batmuran Shopian, Shaukat Ahmad Mir of Rajpura Pulwama and Azad Ahmad Khande of Bamnu Pulnama. The four terrorists are locals who have been searching for the police for a long time. Police are currently conducting a search operation in the area.