2 militants killed in Shopian

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Srinagar, November 10: Two militants were killed on Tuesday during an encounter by police and security forces in Kashmir’s Katpora area of Shopian district.

Though the identity of the slain militants was yet to be ascertained, they are believed to be part of the group that was responsible for recently looting Rs 60 lakh from the Jammu Kashmir Bank in Shopian.

Sources said that after the militants got cordoned, the police and security forces asked them to surrender. However, militants opened fire triggering the gun fight between two sides.