Kupwara encounter: Two terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir today (May 3), police said.
The encounter took place near Pichnad Machil area of Kupwara district in north Kashmir, a police official said.
“Two terrorists have been killed. The search operation is still going on,” the official said.
The identity and group affiliation of the slain terrorists was being ascertained, the official added.
Further details are awaited.
Earlier in March this year, an encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces at the Mitrigam area of Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir Police had said. Similarly, in February, terrorists fired upon a Kashmiri Pandit (Sanjay Sharma) while he was on his way to the local market in the Pulwama district.
He was shifted to the hospital but succumbed to his injuries.