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2 Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists killed in encounter in Shopian district of J&k

2 Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists killed in encounter in Shopian district of J&k: Two terrorists are killed in an encounter in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday morning. The two terrorist who are encountered were connected to the Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group. The encounter took place just a day after Indian fighter jets hit the major training camp of Jaish within Pakistan.

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Encounter began at around 4:20 am in south Kashmir’s Shopian
  2. Search operation was launched after getting input on terrorists’ presence
  3. Indian fighter jets struck biggest Jaish training camp in Pak on Tuesday

2 Jaish Terrorists Killed In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir’s Shopian

The encounter was held out this morning on Wednesday, 27 February 2019 amongst the security forces in Shopian and terrorists.

The Security forces received the information about the presence of militants in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir after which they launched a barricade and search operation in Meemendar area of Shopian.

As the officials, the search operation turned into an encounter after militants started open firing in the direction of the security forces because of which the security forces retaliated.

The exchange of fire derives a day after India blown-up and demolished Jaish-e-Mohammed’s (JeM) major training camp in Balakot in Pakistan’s restless Khyber Pakhtunkhwa area, around 80-km from the Line of Control (LoC), killing a “very large number” of terrorists, mentors and senior commanders. It was the first strike by the Indian Air Force (IAF) inside Pakistan after the 1971 war.

On February 14, 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers had killed in Pulwama in the deadliest attack on security forces in Kashmir. Jaish-e-Mohammed took the full responsibility of this terror attack.

After which Indian Armed Forces held various search operations and encounters in order to terminate the Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group. Indian Armed Force was also successful in killing the mastermind of Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group within few days of the Pulwama attack.

Tension between India and Pakistan became sensitive following the Balakot strikes. Yesterday, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan lead an emergency meeting after which Islamabad said in a statement: “India has committed uncalled for aggression to which Pakistan shall respond at the time and place of its choosing.”

Heavy gunfire was recounted at numerous areas in Jammu and Kashmir along the Line of Control. Schools are also closed in the border town of Rajouri today after the tension along the Line of Control.

Also on 25th February 2019, top commanders of the Jaish-e-Mohammad were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said on Monday.

The spokesman said,”The three terrorists killed have been identified as Raqib Ahmad Sheikh, a resident of Shiganpora in Kulgam, and incriminating material was recovered from the site of the encounter, the other two terrorists have been identified as Waleed and Numan, foreigners from Pakistan”.