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Two terrorists killed, one arrested in Shopian encounter

Srinagar: Two terrorists have been killed during the encounter with the security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.  As per the reports of ANI, another militant has been arrested and weapons have been recovered from him. One of the slain terrorists has been identified as Tariq Ah Bhat of Hizbul Mujahideen.

On the other hand, the militant who was caught alive by the security forces belonged to Lashkar-e-Toiba. He was identified as Adil Dar. According to the reports, Dar  had joined the group three months ago.

Talking to news agency IANS, polic confirmed that the militant identified as Tariq was killed while another terrorist, Adil was arrested along with his weapon during the security operation in Barbugh village.

Reportedly, the encounter broke out on Saturday evening in Barbugh village where 3 to 4 terrorists were said to be trapped in an orchard.

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