5 militants were killed in two separate overnight encounters in South Kashmir on Sunday. While three militants were killed and two army jawans injured in an operation in Hadipura area of Shopian, two more militants were killed in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district. Officials said that the two militants killed in Anantnag were responsible for killing an army jawan on April 9.
Dilbag Singh, the Director General of Police said that twelve militants have been killed in four separate encounters in the last 72 hours. He added that seven militants were from Ansar Gazwat-ul-Hind, three were from Al-Badr and two from LeT backed The Resitance Front.