6 terrorists killed in simultaneous encounter in J-K’s Pulwama and Shopian

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Security forces have killed six terrorists in two ongoing gun battles in south Kashmir’s Pulwama and Shopian districts, police and defence officials said on Friday.

Eight terrorists have been gunned down in the two encounters in these two days. On Thursday, two terrorists were killed in each district.

Rajesh Kalia, the Indian Army spokesperson, said the total toll of terrorists is five in Shopian and three in Pulwama.

“#MeejPamporeEncounterUpdate: #Patience & #professionalism worked. No use of firing & IED. Used tear smoke shells only. Maintained #sanctity of the #mosque. Both #terrorists hiding inside mosque neutralised: IGP Kashmir, Vijay Kumar,” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.