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Srinagar- Two unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with government forces in Chowgam area of Shopian district of South Kashmir on Saturday.
The government forces launched a cordon and search operation in Chowgam area of Shopian, following inputs about the presence of militants there, a police official said.
He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the hiding militants fired upon a search party of the government forces, which retaliated.
In the exchange of firing two unidentified militants were killed, the official said, adding that the search operation was still going o
Two militants were killed in the ensuing encounter, the official said, adding that their identities and group affiliation are being ascertained.
#ShopianEncounterUpdate: 02 unidentified #terrorists killed. Incriminating materials including #arms & ammunition recovered. Search going on. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice https://t.co/87Co15gdvX
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) December 25, 2021
The search operation is going on, he said.
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