Srinagar, Sep 13 (KTNS): Two militants have been killed in an encounter at Arampora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday.

An army officer told GNS that two militants were killed in the operation at Taliyan Mohalla area of Arampora, Sopore.

The searches are on to retrieve the bodies from the site, he said.

Earlier, a joint team of army’s 22RR, SOG and CRPF laid a siege in the area following specific information about the presence of some militants late last night.

SSP Sopore Javid Iqbal earlier said that the gunfight broke out after the hiding militants lobbed a grenade and fired live ammunition on the search party.

“The search parties have launched searches to retrieve the bodies of the militants, SSP said.