(KashmirScroll)—Two militants have been killed in ongoing gunfight in Lolab area of Kupwara district, police said on Sunday.
A police official said that a joint team of Police, Rashtriya Rifles and CRPF launched cordon and search operation in Lolab area following specific information about the presence of some militants in the area. Also Read:-Encounter breaks out in D.H Pora Kulgam
As the forces intensified the searches, militant hiding in the area opened fire, leading to a gunfight, they said.
They added that two militants have been while as one or two militants are trapped as well.
“KupwaraPolice launched a joint Anti-militant #operation alongwith Army’s 28RR on the disclosure of an arrested militant Showket Ahmed Sheikh in Lolab area of #Kupwara.” Kashmir Police Zone tweeted.
“KupwaraEncounterUpdate: One more militant killed (total 02). Heavy exchange of fire going on. Further details shall follow.” Kashmir police Zone tweeted later.