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Kupwara encounter: Two militants killed, search operations underway
jkupdate.com | 01-Mar-2019 09:53 AM
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  • Two militants were killed in an encounter with combined security forces on Friday.




SRINAGAR: Two militants were killed in an encounter with combined security forces on Friday.

An encounter ensued between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district's. More militants are believed to be trapped in the area. The firing has now stopped and a search operation is underway. 

Bodies of the two militants were recovered from the area. 

The encounter broke out in the early hours of Friday in Babagund and Kralgund areas of Kupwara.

A cordon and search operation by laid by the joint troops of CRPF, Army and Jammu and Kashmir police about 1 am.

No reports of casualties have emerged so far. Internet services have been suspended in the area.


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