Two militants killed in ongoing south Kashmir gunfight: Army


Two militants were killed in an encounter which broke between government forces and militants in Nipora area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on  Saturday morning, army spokesman in a statement said.

Srinagar based army spokesman said two militants were killed in a gunfight. However identity of the slain militants is yet to be ascertained.

Till this report was being filed searches in the area was still on, army spokesman said.

The gunfight broke out after a joint team of Police and army’s 19 RR launched cordon and search operation in Nipora.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering an encounter.

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