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Two militants killed in encounter in J&K’s Srinagar district

A search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire at the security forces in the Khonmoh area, on the outskirts of Srinagar.

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Srinagar: Two unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Srinagar district in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Khonmoh area, in the outskirts of the city, following information about the presence of militants there, the police said.

The search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire towards security forces positions, they said.

Two militants were killed in the ensuing gunfight, the police said, adding that the identity and group affiliation of the slain militants was being ascertained.


Also read: 3 militants killed in encounter with security forces in J&K’s Anantnag


 

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