A joint operation by Jammu and Kashmir Police, Indian Army and CRPF was launched against terrorists at Zadoora area in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.
According to reports, the encounter broke out at around 1 am in the wee hours on Saturday (August 29). It, however, remains unknown how many terrorists are holed up in the area.
Earlier on Friday, four terrorists were killed while one was captured alive in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district. The J&K Police confirmed that terrorists have been killed in the encounter in Kiloora area of the district.
The slain terrorists were identified as Al Badr founder and district commander Shakoor Ahmed Parry, Suhail Bhat, Zubair Nengroo and Shakir-ul-Jabbar.