Kulgam Encounter: Police says two militants killed

Srinagar, May 25: At least two militants have been killed in ongoing gunfight which broke out between militants and goverment forces in Khur Hanjipora area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday.

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Zone Vijay Kumar (IPS)  said that two militants have been killed in ongoing operation.

However the identity of the slain militants is yet to be ascertained, the IGP said.

Earlier a joint team of Police, army’s 34 RR and CRPF launched cordon search operation in Hanjipora.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering an encounter.

A senior police officer also confirmed  about the exchange of firing between forces and militants. As per the sources two to three militants believed to be trapped.(GNS)

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