2 militants killed in encounter in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir

A cordon and search operation was launched following information about the presence of militants in Wanpora area of the south Kashmir district

2 militants killed in encounter in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir

Encounter between security forces and militants in Kulgam. Tribune photo/Amin War

Tribune News Service 

Srinagar, May 30

Two militants were killed in an encounter between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Saturday, officials said.

A cordon and search operation was launched following information about the presence of militants in Wanpora area of the south Kashmir district.

The militants fired upon the forces, who retaliated, killing the two militants, the officials said.

The exchange of fire has stopped and a search operation is on in the area.

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