Two guerrilla militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir


In Jammu and Kashmir, two unidentified militants were killed in ongoing encounter in Handwara sector in Kupwara district of the state.

“Security forces surrounded a house in Beigh Mohalla (Rajward Bala) area in Kupwara district today (Friday) morning,” a senior police officer told.

When the security forces neared the house where militants were hiding, they got under heavy, severe gunfire.

Sources said some militants are believed to be trapped in area as security forces have cordoned off entire area.

“The militant firing was retaliated by the security forces, triggering an encounter in which two militants have been killed so far. Firing exchanges are still going on in the area.”

The gunfight is still in progress.