2 militants killed in Shopian encounter

2 militants killed in Shopian encounter

 

Srinagar: Two militants were killed in a gunfight with the government forces in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday morning, police said.

“Based on a credible input about the presence of militants, a cordon and search operation was launched by the state police and forces at the strike of dawn today in Rebban area of Zainapora,” said a police spokesman.

He said as the searches were on militants present in the area opened fire on the search party which was retaliated triggering an encounter in which two militants were killed.