Two Militants Killed In Encounter In South Kashmir's Kulgam: Police

Srinagar- A Pakistani militant of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was among two militants killed in an encounter with government forces in Kulgam district of South Kashmir on Sunday, police said.

The encounter at Cheyan Devsar area of the south Kashmir district broke out after government forces launched a cordon and search operation there following inputs about the presence of militants, a police official said.

In the ensuing exchange of fire, two militants were killed, the official said.

Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, had earlier said one of the trapped militants was a Pakistani.

The second slain militant has been identified as Shahbaz Shah of Kulgam.

 

 

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