One militant killed in Kashmir encounter

Srinagar:Two militants were killed in twin anti-militancy ongoing operations in Kashmir valley on Tuesday, officials said.
One militant has been killed in Tulibal Sopore township of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district while another gunned down in Tujjan area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
They said the gun battle erupted at Tulibal area of Sopore township in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district during an anti militancy operation following an input about the presence of militants.
“As the joint teams of forces cordoned the suspected spots, the hiding terrorists opened fire, triggering gunfight during which an unidentified militant was killed,” a security official said.
“01 terrorist killed. Operation in progress. Further details shall follow”, a police tweet said.
Another gun battle is underway in Tujjan area of Pulwama district where an unidentified militant was neutralized.
“01 terrorist killed. Operation in progress. Further details shall follow, police said in another tweet.
The identity of slain militants and their affiliation has yet to be known.
“Police said the security forces were on the job. Further details shall follow”, police said.