Army officer killed militant attack shopian kashmir

Two Army personnel, including an officer, killed in a militants attack in Shopian district of South Kashmir, confirmed the police, reported PTI.

A cordon and search operation was launched by Army in Zaipora area of Shopian during the night following intelligence inputs about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said during the search operation, the militants fired upon the party in which three army personnel were injured

The injured were taken to Army’s 92 base hospital here, where two of them, including a major, succumbed, the official said, adding that the other jawan is undergoing treatment.

The search operation at Zaipora is on, the official said.

Two militants werereportedly killed today in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of south Kashmir.

“Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Gopalpora area of Kulgam this morning,” a police official said.

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