Two terrorists killed in Handwara


Two militants were reportedly killed in an encounter with security forces in frontier Kashmir district of Kupwara on Monday evening.

The gunfight broke out after terrorists attacked a police check post at Sultanpora in the Zachaldara area of Handwara area of Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir.

"Two terrorists neutralized in Zachaldara Handwara in North Kashmir in a joint operation of @JmuKmrPolice, Army and @crpfindia". The militants are heard telling Ahmad not to approach the police and also warn him against joining politics. The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants is being ascertained, the official said. Meanwhile, a search operation has been launched in the area.

"At both these places, searches are going on". The security personnel retaliated, resulting in the encounter in which two militants were killed.

Police had blamed Mehmood Bhai and his men for killing of off duty BSF constable Rameez Ahmad Parray at his home in Hajin area in September this year.

No one was injured in the attack.