SRINAGAR: Two militants were killed in a gunfight that broke out between militants and counter insurgent forces in Kreeri area of Pattan in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thrusday morning, police said.
The encounter started after a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Kreeri.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.
Kashmir Zone Police in a tweet said that two militants were killed in the ongoing encounter, however identity of the slain militants is yet to be ascertained.
#BaramullaEncounterUpdate: Two #terrorists neutralised. Identification being ascertained. #Incriminating materials, arms & ammunition including 01 AK 47 rifle and one pistol recovered.@JmuKmrPolice https://t.co/fVozgJj8ZH
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) May 4, 2023