Two militants killed in ongoing gunfight in Shopian

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Srinagar :Two militants were killed in an ongoing gunfight in Katpora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Tuesday.

A senior police officer told a local news gathering agency Global News Service (GNS) that two militants have been killed in an encounter, however the identity of the slain militants couldn’t be ascertained yet.

The police officer further said that this group was responsible for looting 60 Lakh rupees from JK Bank recently in shopian.

They were also offered with chance of surrender earlier however they refused to do so, the officer said.

Meanwhile operation is still under progress in the area.

Earlier, Reports said that a joint team of Police, army’s 34RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Katopra.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.(GNS)

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