Two militants killed in Shopian gunfight

The identification of the slain militants was not immediately known.
Two militants killed in Shopian gunfight
Security forces near the encounter site in south Kashmir's Shopian district on Tuesday October 12, 2021.Mir Wasim for Greater Kashmir

Srinagar Oct: Two unidentified militants have been killed in an ongoing gunfight between militants and security forces at Feeripora area of south Kashmir's Shopian district.

"Shopian Encounter Update: 01 more unidentified terrorist killed (Total 02). Operation going on. Further details shall follow, " a police spokesman said.

The encounter broke out soon after security forces cordoned the area following a tip off about the presence of militants there.

The gunfight comes hours after another encounter at Tulran Imamsahab area of the district in which three TRF militants were killed one of whom police said had killed a non-local vendor last week.

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