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Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Kishtwar district

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“Four days back two SPOs of Kishtwar District were attacked by two suspects of Dachan area with Axes killing one and injuring another. Police parties rushed and gave a chase through jungles and mountainous terrain. …” said a Police Spokesperson

By Zubair Malik

Doda, 17 Apr 2020

Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kistwar district on Friday, police said.

Security forces had exchanged fire with two militants in a forest in Dachan in Kishtwar district. The militants had recently killed a special police officer and injured another.

After the incident on April 13, police had launched a cordon and search operation and managed to establish contact with the militants on Friday.

A police spokesman said, “Four days back two SPOs of Kishtwar District were attacked by two suspects of Dachan area with Axes killing one and injuring another. Police parties rushed and gave a chase through jungles and mountainous terrain. They were reinforced with additional police parties and local Army unit. Some time back contact established and exchange of fire started.”

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