Two militants killed in brief shootout in Shopian orchards, Search on | KNO

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Two militants killed in brief shootout in Shopian orchards, Search on | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Shopian, June 23 (KNO) : Two militants have been killed in a brief shootout with government forces in orchards in Between Panzer and Daramdoora area of Shopian on Sunday officials told KNO. Earlier after receiving specific inputs about the presence of militants joint team forces including army's 44 RR and SOG launched search operation in the area, a police official said. On intensifying search towards the suspected spot, hiding militants fired upon forces which was Retaliated triggered encounter, he said During exchange of fire two militants were killed, whose dead bodies have been recovered and identification is being ascertained, he further added. He further said that search operation is underway in the area In wake of gunfight internet services have been snapped in the Shopian district.(KNO)