2 Militants killed in Shopian
Srinagar, April 06: Two militants were killed Saturday afternoon in a brief shootout with forces in Padguchi area of Imam Sahib in South Kashmir Shopian district on Saturday.
Reports said that a joint of army’s 44RR and SOG launched a cordon and search operation in an orchard at Padguchi area of Imam Sahib.
“Cordon was launched following credible input about the presence of some militants in the area.” Said police.
“Soon after the joint team of forces arrived in the area, the militant opened indiscriminate fire which was retaliated leading to a brief shootout.
During the gunfight two militants have been killed and there identities and affiliation is being ascertained,” Police said.