Security forces kill two militants in Kupwara

02 August 2018, 05:05 PM
Security forces kill two militants in Kupwara (File Photo- PTI)
Security forces kill two militants in Kupwara (File Photo- PTI)

Security forces on Thursday killed two militants during an encounter near a check-post in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

The encounter began after the militants opened fire on the security forces' personnel on patrol duty in Lolab valley, police said.

The militants were yet to be identified.

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"Two terrorists were killed in an encounter with J&K Police/SF (security forces) in Lolab Kupwara few minutes back," Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police S P Vaid said on Twitter. 

First Published: Thursday, August 02, 2018 04:56 PM
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