SRINAGAR: Two militants have been killed in the ongoing gunfight which broke out between militants and government forces in Khur Hanjipora area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday.
Inspector-General of Police Kashmir Zone Vijay Kumar (IPS) told news agency GNS that two militants have been killed in the ongoing operation. However the identity of the slain militants is yet to be ascertained, the IGP said.
Earlier reports said that a joint team of Police, army’s 34 RR and CRPF launched a cordon search operation in Hanjipora.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering an encounter.