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Two militants killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam

In the exchange of fire, two militants were killed, the officer said, adding their identity and group affiliation is being ascertained.

Published: 10th October 2020 08:40 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th October 2020 08:40 AM   |  A+A-

File photo of security personnel standing guard during an encounter with the militants at Khudwani in Kulgam district of south Kashmir. (Photo | PTI)

Representational Image. (File Photo | PTI)

By PTI

SRINAGAR: Two militants were on Saturday killed in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Chingam area of Kulgam district of south Kashmir late Friday night following specific inputs about the presence of militants there, a police officer said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants fired upon a security forces party, who retaliated.

In the exchange of fire, two militants were killed, the officer said, adding their identity and group affiliation is being ascertained.

The operation is going on, he said.



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