An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Shopian district in the early hours of Wednesday. Earlier the reports came that two terrorists has been eliminated in the operation.
"Update. The operation based on a credible police input was launched this morning. Two terrorists reportedly killed so far. Exchange of fire is going on," an update on the earlier tweet by the J-K Police read.
Israel is under total lockdown with people not allowed to even walk beyond 100 metres from their homes and have been generally advised to go out only to stock up food.
Security forces on Thursday conducted a flag march in different parts of North-East district to keep the unruly elements under check and to restore confidence among the residents.
The three terrorists were killed in an encounter in a joint operation by the Army, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Jammu and Kashmir Police in Tral sub-district of Pulwama district .
On October 26, six security personnel were injured after an attack was launched on them in Kakasarai area of Karan Nagar in Srinagar.
According to the Public Relations Officer (PRO) Defence, Jammu, today at around 7:30 am two suspicious individuals, tried to stop a civil vehicle at Batote on National Highway (NH) 244. The civilian did not stop the vehicle and informed Army QRT.
Sources said that Ahmed Khan used to mobilize well-trained militants of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) outfit at a forward post as part of Pakistan's plan to keep terrorism alive in Kashmir.
Inputs have suggested that after completing their 'Askari' training camps in Jamrud area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan, all 15 of these terrorists are being prepared for infiltration in Jammu and Kashmir.
Dhillon stressed that security forces have been able to eliminate most of the top terrorists and the "job is still in progress". He underlined that the main target for the security forces is terror leadership, such as from Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Taiba.