Two militants killed in Kashmir encounter

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016,19:29 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Srinagar | Two unidentified militants were on Wednesday killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said.

The militants, believed to be foreigners, were killed after they were confronted by the security forces during a search operation at village Dursoo near Dangiwacha, 60 kms from here, a police officer said.

He said security forces launched a search operation in the village following specific information about presence of some militants.

The militants opened fire on noticing the movement of security forces, triggering an encounter which left both the militants dead, the officer said.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants was awaited as the search operation in the village was still continuing, he said.