SRINAGAR: Two militants were killed in an encounter with counter-insurgent forces at Dragad area in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday.
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) October 20, 2021
An official said that two militants were killed so far in the ongoing encounter at Dragad area of Shopian.
The identity and the affiliations of the slain militants could not be ascertained immediately.
Earlier, a police spokesman said a gunfight broke out between militants and forces at Dragad area of Shopian.
IGP Kashmir has identified one of the slain militants as Adil Wani, a district commander of proscribed TRF. In a tweet, he said Wani was involved in the killing of a poor carpenter namely Sakir Ah Wani S/O Gulam Kadir Wani R/O Saharanpur UP.