Srinagar: Two militants gave up arms before the armed forces after they were cordoned off in Sopore, police said on Thursday.
Armed forces launched searches in Tujjar village of Sopore based on tip off about presence of militants, as per the police.
Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that when militants were encircled by forces, their families were brought to the site.
He said that families of militants persuaded the duo to surrender and eventually they agreed.
“Congratulations to their families and newly recruited militants should come back into mainstream,” Kumar added.