Shopian Gunfight: Two militants killed, search on

Shopian, Jan 22 : Two militants were killed in a gunfight between government forces and militants in Kilbal area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district, officials said on Saturday.

A senior police officer told the news agency (KNO) that two unidentified militants have been killed, whose identification is being ascertained while as search operation is on in the area.

Earlier, an official said that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

He said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering a gunfight—(KNO)

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