Jammu and Kashmir: Two militants killed in gunfight with security forces in Shopian district

Srinagar: Two militants were killed in a gunfight with security forces on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.

Security forces started a cordon and search operation in a village of Shopian following information about a group of militants hiding in the village.

"As the cordon around the hiding militants was tightened, they fired at the surrounding security forces triggering an encounter in which two militants were killed," said a senior police official, adding the operation was going on.

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Updated Date: Nov 03, 2018 23:34:52 IST

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