Major Kamlesh Pandey succumbed to injuries in army base hospital

Jammu: In yet another hear wrenching incident two Army personnel, including an officer are killed in an attack by militants in Shopian district of Kashmir. Major Kamlesh Pandey succumbed to injuries in army base hospital in Srinagar. 

Earlier an encounter between security forces and terrorists in J&K's Shopian was reported. 3 Army personnel were reported injured.

Two militants of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) outfit were killed on Thursday by the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said.

Police said the militants were killed in an operation by the security forces in Gopalpora village in Kulgam district.

"Two weapons have been recovered from the slain militants," a police officer said.

"One of the slain militants was involved in the murder of five policemen and two bank guards in Pombai village in Kulgam district on May 1," the police officer added.

Aasif Suhaf, News24Bureau