Two militants killed in Kulgam encounter

The security forces got a tip off about the presence of militants in Wanpora area

Two militants were on Saturday killed in an operation of the security forces in Wanpora area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday, police said.

A police spokesman said the identities of the slain militants were being ascertained.

The duo was killed when a joint team of the police, the Army’s 01 RR and the CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Wanpora and encircled them.

“The hiding militants opened fire at the security forces. In the encounter, two militants were killed,” the spokesman said.

With inputs from The Hindu