Eight Terrorists were killed in security operations that were launched by the forces the Shopian and Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. Seven Terrorists were neutralized in the Draggad village, that is situated in Shopian. They were killed during the pre-dawn operation. SP Vaid wrote on his twitter account, “One terrorist has been killed in Dialgam in Anantnag, after efforts of his family and J&K Police failed to make him surrender and another one has been caught alive. In Draggad, seven bodies of terrorists were recovered including top commanders.” However, four members of the security forces were also injured during the encounter.
Updates have confirmed that the number of terrorists killed have risen to 11, and that the additional three were killed during a third encounter in Shopian, Kachdoora district. The terrorists were believed to have been hiding with some civilians, before the confirmation that they were neutralized by the forces.
A terrorist was also arrested alive, while another was killed in the night operation in Anantnag. The police forces had contacted the families of the two terrorists, and they’d told them to surrender to the authorities. One of them agreed, while the other refused, so he was killed in the encounter.