SRINAGAR: Two local militants of the Lashkar-i-Toiba, outfit was killed in an encounter in the Shopian district of South Kashmir on Friday, officials said.
They said a joint team of police, CRPF and army had launched a joint cordon-and-search operation in the Amshipora area of the district amid inputs about the presence of the militants.
“Subsequently a gunfight ensued and in the gunfight, two militants were killed,” the official sources told GNS.
However the identity of the slain duo will be revealed later, the officer added. (GNS)