Three terrorists were eliminated in an encounter between terrorist and security forces in Keller area of Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir earlier on March 28.
Weapons have been recovered from the site of the encounter.
The identities of the deceased are yet to be ascertained.
Shopian: 3 terrorists killed in an encounter between terrorists & security forces in Keller area. Weapons also recovered. Operation in progress. @crpfindia, @adgpi & J&K police had launched a joint operation in the early hours today.#JammuAndKashmir pic.twitter.com/XjDnN1vxA3
— NewsMobile (@NewsMobileIndia) March 28, 2019
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indian Army and the Jammu and Kashmir police had launched a joint operation to nab terrorists. The search operation is currently underway in the area.
An exchange of fire at Yaru area in Handwara of Kupwara District of Jammu and Kashmir was also reported by ANI on March 28. The area is currently under cordon.
Further details awaited.
(with inputs from ANI)