Two militants killed in encounter in J&K

Last Updated: Friday, May 27, 2011 - 15:40

Srinagar: Two unidentified militants were
Friday killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore area of north Kashmir Baramulla district, officials said.



A gunbattle broke out in Nowpora locality of Sopore
town, 55 kms from here, after security forces came under fire from militants during a cordon and search operation, the officials said.
Two militants have been killed so far, they said,
adding that the search operation was in progress when reports
last came in.



This is third major success for security forces in as many days as six militants have been killed.

Two militants were killed in an encounter in
Zachaldara area of Kupwara district on Wednesday followed by
killing of two more ultras including the Divisional Commander
of Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit in Keller area of Shopian district
yesterday.



PTI



First Published: Friday, May 27, 2011 - 15:40

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