Two militants killed in north Kashmir encounter

SRINAGAR:Β Two militants wereΒ killed in an encounter with security forces in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday, reports said.

The gunfight started in the wee hours when joint teams of the police, Army and CRPF were carrying out a cordon and a search operation at Parrey Mohalla Hajin, some 35 km from Srinagar.

β€œThe hiding militants opened fire on the searching parties which was retaliated, triggering a gunfight,” a security officer said.

The officer said there were inputs that at least two militants were hiding in the area. Searches were still going on, the officer added.

Yesterday four policemen and two militants were killed in two separate incidents in south Kashmir.


SOURCE: agency inputs

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