Bijbhera encounter: Two militant killed, operation still on
Srinagar, June 30: Two militant have been killed in an ongoing operation in Waghama area of Bijbhera in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district Tuesday.
A senior police officer said that two militant has been killed in the operation so far. However, he said, the identity of the slain militants was yet to be ascertained.
Pertinently, 118 militants have been killed this year so far in Valley.
Earlier, according to the reports a joint team of Police and Army’s 03 RR launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Waghama.
As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.(GNS)