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Kashmir: 2 militants killed in separate encounters in Kupwara, Shopian

india Updated: May 17, 2016 08:12 IST
Toufiq Rashid
Kashmir encounter

The exchange of fire started around midnight in which one militant was killed and a weapon was recovered.(Twitter/ANI)

Two militants were killed in on-going army operations in south Kashmir’s Shopian and another in Kupwara in the late hour of Monday.

Two-three more were hiding in Pahlipora area of Shopian, reports said.

The Shopian operation was launched on Monday night on specific information about presence of militants in the area, an army spokesperson.

The exchange of fire started around midnight in which one militant was killed and a weapon was recovered.

The other militant was killed in Zunarishi area of frontier Kupwara sector.

According to sources, an infiltration bid into Indian territory by a group of militants was foiled.

The operations at both the places were still on, the spokesperson said.