Two militants killed in a brief encounter in Handwara

Srinagar: Two militants have been been killed in an encounter with government forces in Zachaldara Rajwara area of Handwara in north Kashmir.

A police official said  that two militants have been killed in the shootout after they fired upon joint party of police and army near Galganzer, Zacheldara in Rajwar area of Handwara this evening. The attack, he said, was repulsed by cops.

“In the exchange of gunfire, two militants have been gunned down,” the official said, adding that their identities are being ascertained.

Meanwhile police have launched a search operation and all the entry and exit points have been sealed.

More details awaited.



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