Srinagar, March 18: Two suspected militants were killed in a gunfight last night in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Official sources told that army’s 21 RR have launched cordon at Beigh Mohalla in Waderbaĺla area of Rajwar during intervening night.
Soon after the cordon a firing incident reported in the area, they said
“Two suspected militants were killed in the encounter”, they said.
A police official when contacted told that a gunfight erupted in the area between government forces and militants at around 1:30 am.
The cordon was launched in the area following the intelligence inputs about the presence of at least three suspected militants in the village, he said.
So far two militants were killed in the clash and the operation in the area is still going on, he said. (GNS)
2015 Kashmir Despatch