Two militants killed in separate encounters: Army

Srinagar: Two militants were killed in two separate encounters with security forces in Shopian and Kupwara districts of Kashmir, army said on Tuesday .

Hizbul Mujahideen militant Farooq Ahmad was killed in a gunbattle with security forces in the wee hours on Tuesday at Pehlipora in Shopian, 52 kms from here, an army official said.

In another encounter, an unidentified militant was killed in Kupwara district, he said.

“The operation in Kupwara is continuing,” the official said.