J&K: Two terrorists killed in Shopian encounter

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Abid Bashir

Srinagar (NVI): Two unidentified terrorists have been killed in an encounter with security forces in Kangan village of Chakoora area in South Kashmir’s Shopian district, police officials said.

“02 unidentified #terrorists killed. Search going on. Further details shall follow,” Kashmir Zone Police said in a tweet.

Earlier, a security official said that a joint team of Police, Army’s 34 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

He said that as the joint teams of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.

-ARK