Shopian Encounter: IPS officer brother among the three militants killed

ANIMESH SRIVASTAVA 22/01/2019 16:31 PM

22-Jan-2019D0AusoWdRD1New Delhi, Jan 22: In an encounter with militants in Shopian’s district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday morning, The Rashtriya Rifles and the Special Operations Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police killed three militants. 

The terrorists killed also include the brother of an IPS officer identified as Shamsul Haq Mengnoo. The security forces charged the terrorists in Heff Shermal village.

Mengnoo was the younger brother of Inamul Haq Mengnoo, a 2012 batch IPS officer posted in the northeastern part of the country.

A police officer said, “Three weapons and ammunition have been recovered from the slain militants while a soldier injured in the encounter has been shifted to a hospital.”

The civilians tried to attack the security forces after the encounter and police have to use tear gas and pellet shots to disperse the mob.

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