Two militants killed in encounter in Shopian district
Srinagar: Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday, police said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Reban area of the south Kashmir district on Monday morning after receiving specific information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.
He said the operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired upon a search party which retaliated.
The official said two militants were killed in the gunfight.