Kashmir: Security forces kill two militants in encounter

RSTV Bureau
Spacial task force of police positioning out side a school during search operation after the CRPF vehicle was attacked by militants at Pantha Chowk in Srinagar on Saturday. A CRPF jawan was killed and another injured in attack.

Spacial task force of police positioning out side a school during search operation after the CRPF vehicle was attacked by militants at Pantha Chowk in Srinagar on Saturday. A CRPF jawan was killed and another injured in attack.

Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces today in Pulwama district of Kashmir, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Tahab area of Pulwama district last night following information about presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

He said a gunfight broke out between the two sides early today, in which two ultras were killed.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants was not known immediately as the search operation was still in progress, the official said.