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Two militants killed in J&K gunbattle

PTI
Published : Jul 4, 2017, 1:29 am IST
Updated : Jul 4, 2017, 1:29 am IST

Two Army personnel sustained minor injuries when the third militant hurled a grenade.

Army personnel move towards the house where militants were hiding during an encounter at Bamnoo in Pulwama district of south Kashmir. (Photo: PTI)
 Army personnel move towards the house where militants were hiding during an encounter at Bamnoo in Pulwama district of south Kashmir. (Photo: PTI)

Srinagar: Two militants were killed and six persons, including two Army personnel, were injured on Monday as an encounter raged in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, the police said.

The gunbattle began this morning after the security forces launched a search operation following a specific tip- off about the presence of militants in Bahmnoo area of Pulwama, police spokesman said.

“Two militants have been killed so far while operation is still in progress,” the spokesman said Monday afternoon.

Two Army personnel sustained minor injuries when the third militant hurled a grenade while the security forces were retrieving the bodies of two killed ultras, a police official said.

In another incident, an unarmed policeman and a woman were injured when militants struck in a market in Anantnag district of south Kashmir. Constable Ghulam Hassan Sheikh was on road opening duty and unarmed when militants shot at him from close range, a police official said.

Tags: militants killed
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar