Two militants killed in Shopian encounter

KL Report

SRINAGAR

Two militants were killed in an encounter between militants and the forces in south district of Shopian, Thursday afternoon.

Police said that acting on specific information, a joint operation was launched by Police, 44-RR and CRPF at Gagloora, Pinjora in Shopian district. “The joint party was fired upon by hiding militants and in the exchange of fire two militants got killed,” said adding “The identity of the killed militants is being ascertained.”

Reports said that firing is still going on in the area and police is suspecting another militant hiding in a residential house.

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