Two militants killed in Shopian gunfight: police

The encounter started in the early hours today soon after security forces started a cordon and search operation in the area following a tip off about the presence of militants there.
Two militants killed in Shopian gunfight: police
Security forces on standby during a gunfight between militants and security forces in south Kashmir. [Representational Picture]Mir Wasim for Greater Kashmir

Srinagar Dec 25: Two unidentified militants were killed in a gunfight between militants and security forces at Chowgam area of south Kashmir's Shopian district on Saturday.

"ShopianEncounterUpdate: 02 unidentified #terrorists killed. Incriminating materials including #arms & ammunition recovered. Search going on. Further details shall follow, " a police spokesman said.

The encounter started in the early hours today soon after security forces started a cordon and search operation in the area following a tip off about the presence of militants there.

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