Four Militants Killed in Two Encounters

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Police said they have killed four militants in the two encounters which are still in progress in Shopian. One encounter started at Drach last night and another during wee hours at Moolu village.

“Three local #terrorists linked with proscribed #terror outfit JeM killed in #encounter at Drach #Shopian,” one tweet by the police said.In another tweet, it identified two of the slain militants as Hanan Bin Yaqoob and Jamshed who were “involved in recent killing of SPO Javed Dar on 2/10/22 at Pinglana in Pulwama and an outside labourer from West Bengal on 24/9/22 in Pulwama.” It offered no detail about the third slain in the Drach encounter.

In case of Moolu village encounter, the police said one local militant of LeT was killed whose identity was not immediately revealed.

(Photograph used in the report is merely representational)


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