Two militants killed in ongoing encounter near LoC, says Army

Two militants killed in ongoing encounter near LoC, says Army

Jammu and Kashmir news

Baramullah: An official said that the gunfight broke out early Saturday morning after a group of militants tried to sneak into this side of Kashmir from across the LoC.

Two suspected militants have been killed in an ongoing encounter with forces in Nowgam sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in frontier district of Kupwara, Army said today.

An official said that the gunfight broke out early Saturday morning after a group of militants tried to sneak into this side of Kashmir from across the LoC.

After being challenged, he said, the militants fired on the forces, triggering an encounter.

Two militants have so far been killed in the exchange of firing, he added. The operation is still under way and there is possibility that more militants are in the area according to the Army.

 

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