Kashmir Despatch News
Srinagar : Two militants were killed in an ongoing encounter at Bijbehara in south Kashmir after government forces launched a cordon and search operation today.
The search operation was launched jointly by 3RR, J&K police and CRPF on a specific input about presence of militants at Bangandar Mohalla of Bijbehara town. As soon as the forces came close to suspected spot, the hiding militants open fire resulting into an encounter.
A police source told Kashmir Despatch that the hiding militants opened fire during the search operation, triggering an encounter. He said the identity and affiliation of killed militants couldn’t be ascertained at this stage.