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19 Jun 2020 | 10:42 PM UTC

India: Security forces kill militants in Jammu and Kashmir territory June 18-19

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Security forces kill at least eight militants during operations in Shopian and Pulwama districts (Jammu and Kashmir territory) June 18-19; further security operations expected over the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/19/2020, 12:00 AM until 6/21/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Calcutta). COUNTRY/REGION India, India


Security forces killed eight suspected militants in operations on Thursday, June 18, and Friday, June 19, in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian and Pulwama districts. Three militants were killed in the Pampore area of Awantipora in Pulwama on Thursday, and five were killed in the Munand area of Shopian on Friday.

Further security operations and clashes between security forces and militants across Jammu and Kashmir territory are expected over the near term.


Individuals in Jammu and Kashmir territory are advised to monitor developments, remain vigilant for militant activity, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities and their home governments.

Some foreign governments advise their citizens against travel to parts of Kashmir, notably including areas along the Line of Control (LoC), due to the significant risk of violence.


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