38 militants killed in South Kashmir in June
Anantnag: Two militants have been killed in an encounter that broke out between militants and government forces in Waghama area, Bijbehara belt of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday morning.
An official told News agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that two militants have been killed in an exchange of fire while as search operation is on in the area.
Earlier an official said that a joint team of Police, army’s 3 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.
He said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them which was retaliated triggering an encounter.
Sources said that a militant associated with ISJK who according to police was involved in attack on CRPF at Bijbehara on Friday last in which a CRPF personal and 5 old year old were killed is among the slain.
This is the 13th encounter in South Kashmir in the month of June in which 36 militants have been killed so far —(KNO)