Srinagar, Aug 19 (GNS): Two militants have been killed in an encounter at Ganipora Kralgund area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Official sources told GNS that two militant have been killed in the Initial exchange of firing. He said the identity of the militant was yet to be ascertained.
He said that gunfight erupted in an orchard while combing operation is going on.
Earlier, a joint team Police, army’s 32 RR and CRPF launched a joint cordon-and-search operation in the area, there was firing upon the team from militants hiding in the area. The fire was retaliated, triggering of an encounter, they added.(GNS)