SRINAGAR: Greater Kashmir News reports that two militants were killed in a brief exchange of fire in Chakoora area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday.
Officials sources told news agency GNS that two militants were killed in a brief exchange of fire when militants tried to break the cordon.
However their identity is yet to be ascertained, they said.
The gunfight broke out after a joint team of police, Army’s 34 RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Chakoora.
As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.