Jammu and Kashmir: Two terrorists killed during encounter in Kulgam
Srinagar/IBNS: At least two terrorists were killed during an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Saturday, officials said.
A police spokesperson told UNI news agency a CASO was launched by the troops of Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF following a tip-off about the presence of militants at Nipora, Kulgam early this morning.
However, an encounter ensued after militants hiding there opened fire when security forces were moving towards a particular area in the village, he said.
Two unidentified militants were killed, the spokesperson said, adding that search operation was going on when the last reports came in.
#NiporaKulgamEncounterUpdate: 02 unidentified #terrorists killed. Search going on. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice https://t.co/omjdWHiD76— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) June 13, 2020
About 16 militants of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) and Lashkher-e-Toiba (LeT) were killed by security forces in different encounter in south Kashmir during the past one week.