Srinagar, Dec 11: Two militants have been killed in an overnight brief gunfight at Younsu on Sopore- Kupwara highway.
A police officer told GNS that a Joint team of Army’s 22 RR, CRPF and SOG cordoned off Younsu area of Handwara at around 12:30 am following specific information about presence of some militants.
As the joint team fired some warning shots towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants tried to break the cordon. However the joint team engaged them in a gunfight, the officer said.
He said the gunfight continued about an hour resulted into the killing both the holed up militants.
Meanwhile authorities have directed telecom companies to snap Internet services in parts of Sopore and Handwara in wake of militant killings.(GNS)