Jammu and Kashmir: Two militants killed in encounter in Kupwara

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Two militants were killed on Friday in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area after receiving specific information about the presence of militants there.

“The hiding militants opened fire at the security forces, triggering an encounter,” a police officer said.

Jammu and Kashmir police earlier tweeted, “Exchange of fire at Kralgund #Handwara. SF on job. Details shall follow.”

According to the reports, the firing has stopped.

More details are awaited.