Pulwama, May 06: Two militants were killed in an on going encounter between Government forces and militants in Shaar Shali village of Khrew area in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Police said that two militant have been killed adding that operation is still on in the area.
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A police official said operation which was halted during night resumed on Wednesday morning after evacuation of all civilians to safer places.
Earlier an official said that on specific inputs about the presence of militants cordon and search operation was launched in the area by joint team of forces including 50 RR, CRPF and Awantipora Police
As forces zeroed in towards suspected spot, hiding militants fired upon forces which was retaliated, triggering an encounter, he said.