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Jammu and Kashmir: 2 unidentified militants killed in Sopore encounter

PTI
Published : Jun 25, 2020, 4:27 pm IST
Updated : Jun 25, 2020, 4:27 pm IST

The search operation turned into an encounter after militants fired upon a search party of the forces.

Representational image. (PTI)
 Representational image. (PTI)

Srinagar: Two unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore area of Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Hardshiva in Sopore area in north Kashmir Thursday morning after receiving specific information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

 

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants fired upon a search party of the forces, who then retaliated.

Two militants have been killed so far, the official said, adding that the operation was still in progress.

Tags: encounter in jammu and kashmir, kashmir militancy, anti-militancy operation in kashmir valley
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar