Two militants killed as gunfight rages on in Shopian

Government forces on high alert
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SRINAGAR — Two militants have been killed in an ongoing encounter at Badigam area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday.

Official sources told GNS that two militants have been killed in the ongoing encounter, however the identity of the slain militants is yet to be ascertained.

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

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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