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Two militants killed in north Kashmir

14 November, 2017, 04:36 | Author: Alberta Rodriguez
  • Two militants killed in Kashmir encounter

Officials said the gunfight broke out after the militants opened fire at a police party in Zachaldara area of Handwara. The identity of the militants is being ascertained. "So far, there has been no confirmation about the presence of militants", the police added.

"Two terrorists neutralized in Zachaldara Handwara in North Kashmir in a joint operation of @JmuKmrPolice, Army and @crpfindia".

A police official said entry and exist points at both the places were sealed and security personnel conducted house to house searches to nab the militants hiding there. Meanwhile, a search operation has been launched in the area.

The ultras shot at special police officer Ranbir Singh, who was posted on duty near deputy commissioner's office, a police office official said.

No one was injured in the attack.

On November 6, an army jawan and three militants were killed in an encounter in south Kashmir's Pulwama district.

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