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Two militants killed in gunfight with security forces in Kupwara

Bodies of two militants were found while the Army was conducting searches on Thursday morning.

india Updated: May 31, 2018 17:33 IST
Indo Asian News Service
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Police sources said militants fired at a patrol party of Rashtriya Rifles in Kralgund forest on Wednesday.(HT File Photo)

Two militants were killed on Thursday in a gunfight between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said.

Police sources said militants fired at a patrol party of Rashtriya Rifles in Kralgund forest area of the district late on Wednesday.

“Army retaliated the fire after which an encounter started there. During searches on Thursday morning bodies of two militants were recovered with weapons,” police said.

Identity of slain militants was being established.

First Published: May 31, 2018 08:37 IST