Two terrorists killed in ongoing gunfight in Lolab Kupwara: police

"2-3 more terrorists alongwith arrested terrorist trapped in ongoing encounter, "says IGP Kashmir.
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Srinagar June 19: Police on Sunday said it killed two terrorists during an ongoing encounter on the disclosure of another terrorist, who "also got trapped" in Lolab area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district.

"KupwaraPolice launched a joint anti-terrorist #operation alongwith Army's 28RR on the disclosure of an arrested #terrorist Showket Ahmed Sheikh in Lolab area of #Kupwara," a police spokesman said.

"During search of hideouts, hiding #terrorists fired upon joint search parties and our team also retaliated, in which one #terrorist got killed. The arrested terrorist also got trapped. #Encounter in progress. Further details shall follow, ' he added. In another statement, the police spokesman said, "KupwaraEncounterUpdate: One more #terrorist killed (total 02). Heavy exchange of fire going on. Further details shall follow".

IGP Kashmir said in a statement, "Killed #terrorist has been identified as a #Pakistani, linked with proscribed #terror outfit LeT. 2-3 more #terrorists alongwith arrested terrorist trapped in ongoing #encounter".

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