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Nation Current Affairs 14 May 2017 2 militants killed i ...

2 militants killed in encounter with security forces in J&K's Kupwara

PTI
Published May 14, 2017, 5:25 pm IST
Updated May 14, 2017, 5:25 pm IST
The security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Bhagatpura in Handwara area of the district when militants attacked them.
(File photo/Representational)
 (File photo/Representational)

Srinagar: Two militants were killed on Sunday by the security forces in an encounter in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, an Army official said.

The security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Bhagatpura in Handwara area of the district based on a specific intelligence input about the presence of militants there, he said.

 

As the security forces were conducting the search operation, militants fired upon them, the official said.

The security forces retaliated and in resulting encounter, two militants were killed, the Army official said.

Two weapons have been recovered from the encounter site, he said, adding that the identity and the group affiliation of the slain militants are being ascertained.

The gunfight is over and the area is being sanitised, the official said.

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