Srinagar |May 17 : Two militants were Tuesday killed in two different encounters between militants and government forces in Kupwara and Shopian districts of Kashmir respectively.
SSP Kupwara said that one militant has been killed in the ongoing encounter while two more are believed to be trapped in Zunrishi Chowkbal forest area.
Search operation is the area is going on to trace the other militants, he said.
Meanwhile, one militant from Hizb-ul-Mujahideen was killed in a brief encounter in Pehlipora village of South Kashmir’s Shopian.
He said that the encounter raged on late Monday evening when security forces laid a cordon. The slain militant has been identified as Farooq Ahmad Sheikh of Nazneenpora.
2015 Kashmir Despatch