2 militants killed in Kupwara gunfight: Army

Two militants were killed in a gunfight between militants and the government forces in Qaziabad forest area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday, Army said.

An official said that the militants fired at a patrol party of 32 Rashtriya Rifles late last night in the forest area.

Army, he said, retaliated to the fire, triggering a gunfight. “During searches, bodies of two militants were found,” he said, adding that their identity is being established.

Army said the operation is going on.

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