Two militants who were holed up in a house at Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district were killed in an encounter with security forces.
An Army official said operations are still continuing in the area.
J&K: 2 local terrorists killed in joint operation by RR troops &police based on specific intelligence (visuals deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/xrcmjYwTH3— ANI (@ANI_news) June 1, 2017
Security forces had launched a cordon-and-search operation in Natipora area of Sopore at around 3:30 am after receiving information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.
During the searches, the two militants opened fire on the forces, triggering the gun-battle, he said.
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