Scene during an encounter in the valley
Scene during an encounter in the valley

SRINAGAR — Two militants have been killed in an ongoing operation in Waghama area of Bijbehara in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district Tuesday.

A senior police officer said that two militants have been killed in the operation so far. However, he said the identity of the slain militants was yet to be ascertained.

Pertinently, 118 militants have been killed this year so far in the Valley.

Earlier, according to the reports reaching here, a joint team of Police and Army’s 03 RR launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Waghama.

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As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.

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