Friday, 1 July, 2022

Topic: Shopian

Militant gunned down by security forces in J&K’s Shopian

The encounter started during a cordon and search operation launched by the security forces. The identity of the militant and the group to which he belonged are yet to be ascertained.

2 militants killed in separate encounter in Shopian, hours after 3 LeT terrorists gunned down

Security forces had launched a search in the Feeripora area of south Kashmir's Shopian and it turned into an encounter after militants opened fire on the forces.

3 TRF militants killed in Shopian, including one who had gunned down Bihar street vendor

Police said the militants belonged to The Resistance Front — a front of Lashkar-e-Taiba. Militant Mukhtar Shah shifted to Shopian after killing the street vendor on 5 October.

Militant killed in encounter with security forces in J&K’s Shopian

A search operation in Kashwa village in Shopian turned into an encounter after militants opened fire towards the security forces, officials said.

Top LeT commander among 2 killed in encounter in J&K’s Shopian

Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Ishfaq Dar alias Abu Akram had been active since 2017 and was killed in the South Kashmir district when a search operation turned into an encounter.

Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in J&K’s Shopian district

According to the police, one of the militants was newly recruited and security forces had made efforts to make him surrender.

Terrorists take refuge in mosque after encounter with security forces in J&K’s Shopian

In a separate encounter in Tral, Pulwama Friday morning, two unidentified militants were gunned down by security personnel, the police said.

Encounter breaks out between security forces, militants in J&K’s Shopian

The security forces had launched a cordon-and-search operation in a forest area, following information about the presence of militants there, officials said.

Houses caught fire in Shopian encounter ‘because of stacked dry grass’, not us, says Army

One family alleged that security personnel had forced them to set their house in Rawalpora on fire during 13-15 March encounter, but Army denies it.

Shopian ‘encounter’ in July was staged for Rs 20 lakh, according to SIT chargesheet

The Army denies that its captain staged the encounter for Rs 20 lakh, saying there was no system of cash rewards for its personnel for any acts in combat situations or otherwise in the line of duty.

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