2 militants killed in encounter with forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district
Srinagar: Two unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Monday.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Khudwani area of Kulgam district on Sunday following specific information about the presence of some militants there, a police official said. During searches, the militants opened fire at the security forces who retaliated, leading to a gunfight.
Two militants were killed in the encounter, he said adding their identity and group affiliation was being ascertained.