J&K: 2 terrorists gunned down in Kupwara encounter

Kupwara Published: Aug 02, 2018, 04:29 PM(IST)

File Photo of DGP Shesh Paul Vaid. Photograph:( ANI )

Two terrorists were on Thursday killed in an encounter with the security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Director General of Police (DGP), Jammu and Kashmir Shesh Paul Vaid confirmed the same and tweeted, " Two terrorists were killed in an encounter with J&K Police/ Security Forces in Lolab Kupwara a few minutes back."

The exchange of fire between the terrorists and the security forces took place during Naka checking.

The attack comes days after terrorists opened fire on security forces, deployed at the Kandahar general road in Maidanpora area of Kupwara district. They also snatched an INSAS rifle from a security official.

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