Three militants were killed in Saturday’s encounter between security forces and militants in Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir. Police and security forces cordoned off the area and conducted a search operation after the terrorists were reported to be hiding in Hadipora. During this, the terrorists started firing. In retaliation, 3 militants were killed by security forces. According to the police, 11 terrorists have been piled into the Valley in the past day. A search operation is currently being conducted in the area. Earlier in the Shopian district, on Friday, security forces killed 5 terrorists hiding in the mosque. The terrorists were first asked to surrender. To convince them, the Imam and the brother of a terrorist were sent inside the mosque, but the terrorists were not considered. After several hours of effort, the security forces killed 5 terrorists.