Srinagar: Two local militants have been killed in the ongoing gunfight between government forces in Shatgund village of Handwara in northern Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Sources said that two militant bodies have been recovered from the gunfight site, however, the identity of the duo has not been ascertained yet.
They said that the exchange of fire is still going on.
Intense clashes have also erupted around the encounter site with youths attempting to break the cordon.
Three youths have suffered injuries, two with pellets and one with bullet.