Two militants killed in Srinagar

Two militants killed in Srinagar

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Srinagar, October 14

Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district on Wednesday, the police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Chakura area of Shopian district following information about the presence of militants there, a police officer said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire at security forces’ positions.

He said two militants were killed in the operation. The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants were being ascertained. — PTI

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