Two militants killed in encounter in Shopian district

PTI

File Photo: Army personnel take position during an encounter in Kashmir. (Representational Image).

File Photo: Army personnel take position during an encounter in Kashmir. (Representational Image).

Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Reban area of the south Kashmir district on Monday morning after receiving specific information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said the operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired upon a search party which retaliated.

The official said two terrorists were killed in the gunfight.

(PTI)