Srinagar, Apr 11: Two militants were killed and as many policemen injured in a gunfight at Khurbatpora area of Kulgam on Monday evening, officials said.
“One Pakistani (militant) (code name Chacha) and one hybrid (militant) killed. 02 Police Personnel also injured. They are being evacuated to hospital. Encounter going on, IGP Kashmir,” Police said in a tweet.
Meanwhile, IGP Kashmir said that it was same group which had managed to escape ChakiSamad village of Damhal Hanjipora last weekend following a brief gunfight.
Earlier as per reports, a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Khurbatpora amid inputs about presence of militants.
As the joint team approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering off the gunfight. The operation was going on when reports last came in. (GNS)
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