Jammu & Kashmir: 2 militants killed in gunfight

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Nov 01, 2018, 09:35 AM(IST)

File photo: Security forces take positions during a terrorist attack at Sunjwan Army camp in Jammu. Photograph:( PTI )

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The security forces started a cordon and search operation after they received information about the presence of militants in the locality

Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir killed two militants on Thursday in a gunfight at Zagoo Arizal area in Badgam district, police said.

The security forces started a cordon and search operation after they received information about the presence of militants in the locality. 

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The hiding militants started firing at the security forces triggering the gunfight. 

Searches are ongoing in the village," police sources said.

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Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter. Police have registered a case and initiated an investigation into the matter.

Police requested citizens not to venture into the encounter zone. Police have requested the people to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosives materials.

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