Srinagar: Security forces have gunned down two militants in Jammu Kashmir’s Shopian. One of them identified as a commander of Hizbul Mujahedeen.
A soldier who injured in the gun battle has been admitted to the hospital. The encounter is still continuing. The security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the area following information about the presence of militants. The gunfight started after the militants opened fire at them. The presence of more militants is suspected.
In a similar encounter early in the morning at Anantnag last month, the security forces had killed two militants.