Two Jawans and Five Militants Killed in Kupwara Encounter, in J&K

Two soldiers were killed in a gun battle with militants in Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir. 

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A total of 5 militants dead, have recovered bodies of 5 militants during our search ops, says SSP Ajaz Ahmad (Photo: ANI)

Five militants and two soldiers have been killed in an encounter that lasted two days, in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara region, on Saturday morning.

The gun battle broke out after security forces, launched a cordon and search operation, at Marseri village in Chowkibal area, following specific information about a group of militants hiding in a house.

Two security personnel including an officer sustained injuries in the initial exchange of firing between the two sides, on Friday, the official said, adding they were evacuated to a hospital. Further details are awaited and search operations are still in progress

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