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Shopian encounter: Two JeM terrorists killed, combing operations underway


SHOPIAN (Jammu and Kashmir): Two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists were gunned down by safety forces on Wednesday during an stumble upon in Memander space of Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.
The stumble upon, which broke out between the safety forces and terrorists within the early hours of Wednesday in Shopian , has ended and safety forces have begun the combing operations within the space.

The stumble upon comes an afternoon after India carried out air strikes at a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) camp in Balakot in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province.

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on Tuesday said Indian Air Force has eliminated a "large number of terrorists", including best commanders, during multiple air strikes within the terror release pads.



The terror camp in a thick forest space atop a hill was once led by Ustad Gauri, brother-in-law of JeM leader Masood Azhar, Gokhale said, creating a commentary prior to the media, hours after the air strikes using Mirage 2000 were carried out.


In retaliation, Pakistan reportedly violated ceasefire in plenty of places along the LoC. Heavy shelling was once also reported within the region.


On February 24, the three Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists were killed in an stumble upon in Kulgam, said the Jammu and Kashmir Police.




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