Kupwara: The army on Tuesday claimed to have killed two militants along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of frontier Kupwara district.
Official sources said that Indian army posted along the LoC in Keran sector detected suspicious movement of a group of militants, whereupon the militants were challenged. However, they opened fire on army troops, which was retaliated and two militants were killed on the spot. A search for other militants is still going on in the area, they said.
A spokesperson of the Indian Army posted in Srinagar confirmed the killing of two militants and said that the operation is still going on.
The area is far from civilian habitation and the army is the only source of information.