SRINAGAR: Two militants were killed by the army along with police while trying to infiltrate the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said on Saturday.
Police said that a joint cordon and search operation was launched by the police and Army in Machil in Kupwara based on specific information about possible infiltration attempts.
District Police Kupwara in a post on social media handle X wrote: “Based on an intelligence input provided by Kupwara Police,in a joint operation carried by Army and Police in kumkadiarea of Machal sector,2 infiltrating terrorists have been killed so far.”
In another update, Kupwara Police wrote, “So far, 02 Aks, 4AKMags, 90rds, 01 Pak Pistol, 01 Pouch and Rs. 2100 Pak currency etc has been recovered from encounter site. Search continues. Ammunition recovered