A day after India’s surgical strike 2.0 against Pakistan based terror group JeM, our security forces today killed two JeM militants in an encounter in Sophian district of Jammu and Kashmir.
According to official sources, security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Meemendar area of Shopian following information about the presence of militants there.
They said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire towards the security forces, who retaliated. The two militants were killed in the ensuing gunfight. The officials said the slain militants were affiliated with proscribed Jaish-e-Mohammad.
Arms and ammunition were recovered from the scene of the encounter, he said, adding further details are awaited.