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Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Shopian
jkupdate.com | 13-Apr-2019 02:15 PM
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  • Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday, the army said.




SRINAGAR:Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday, the army said.

IGP Kashmir SP Pani confirmed that two JeM terrorists were killed in the encounter and arms and ammunition have been recovered. Pani said,“Two terrorists have been killed, arms and ammunition have been recovered. The terrorists were affiliated to JeM. Police have registered a case and the investigation is going on.” 

Based on specific information about the presence of militants in Gahand area of Shopian in south Kashmir, security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the morning. A senior police officer said that while the forces were conducting searches, the militants fired upon them.

The forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter, the official said, adding the exchange of firing was going on and further details were awaited.

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