Security forces during a gunfight in Pulwama
Security forces during a gunfight in Pulwama

SRINAGAR — Two militants including a foreign militant were killed in an encounter in Kandi area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday.

On the behalf of IGP Kashmir, the Kashmir Police Zone tweeted, “Two militants of outfit LeT including one Pakistani militant namely Tufail killed. Search still going on.”

Earlier reports reaching GNS said that a joint team of Police and Army launched a cordon and search operation in Kandi.

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

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