Kulgam/May, 25 : Two militants were on Monday killed in a gunfight that erupted between government forces and militants at Damhal Hanjipora area in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
An official said two militants were killed in exchange of fire after they fired on a search party which fired back.
Earlier, an official said that cordon and search operation was launched in the area by joint team of forces including 34 RR, CRPF and Kulgam Police on specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area in wee hours of Monday.
He said that as militants got trapped, forces asked them to surrender however they opened fire, which was retaliated triggering an encounter.
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