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Shopian: Two militants killed in Shopian, security forces cordon area

Two unidentified militants were on Tuesday killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

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Jammu and Kashmir | Shopian clash | Indian Army

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

J&K, Bandipora encounter
He said their identification and group affiliation is being ascertained.

Two unidentified militants were on Tuesday killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Kutpora area of south Kashmir's Shopian district following specific information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired upon the security forces, who retaliated.

In the exchange of fire, two militants were killed, the official said.

He said their identification and group affiliation is being ascertained.

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First Published: Tue, November 10 2020. 10:23 IST
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