2 militants killed in Ganderbal gunfight

Ganderbal:  Two militants were killed in an encounter with Government forces in Ganderbal district of central Kashmir today, officials said here.

Forces launched an anti-militancy operation in Hadoora area of Ganderbal district, 25 kms from here, following information about presence of militants in the area, an army official said.

He said as the security forces were closing in on the position of the militants, they opened fire which was retaliated to by the troops.

“In the ensuing gunbattle, two militants were killed,” he said.

The official said two AK assault rifles were recovered from the possession of the slain militants, whose identity and group affiliation was being ascertained.

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