Army Major, Jawan Killed In Gunbattle With Terrorists in Kashmir’s Shopian

SRINAGAR:  Two soldiers including an Army major were killed this morning in a gunfight with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian, police said.

Two terrorists were also killed in a separate encounter in Kulgam district. Police said the militants were killed in an operation by the security forces in Gopalpora village.


Police said one of the terrorists killed in operation was involved in an attack on a bank cash van in Kulgam district on May 1 in which five policemen and two bank guards were killed.

The security forces have recovered two weapons from the site of the encounter, the official said.

More details are awaited.




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