Srinagar, November 10: Two militants were killed during a gunfight wit government forces in Katpora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Tuesday.
A senior police officer said that two militants have been killed in an encounter, however the identity of the slain militants couldn’t be ascertained yet.
The police officer claimed that this group was responsible for looting JK Bank recently in shopian with 60 lacs.
They were also offered with chance of surrender earlier however they refused to do so, the officer said.
Meanwhile operation is still under progress in the area.
Earliera a joint team of Police, army’s 34RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Katopra.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight.