Two militants have been killed in an encounter that broke out between forces and militants at Khanmoh Khrew area of Srinagar outskirts today. Six forces personnel have been injured the gun-battle as well.
“Two militants have been killed, ” Police sources told. They added that among the injured is a Sub Inspector of Jammu and Kashmir Police, three CRPF and two Army personnel.
Earlier, two to three militants were believed to be trapped in school building. Reports told that a joint team of forces launched cordon and search operation in Khanmoh after having credible inputs about presence of some militants .
A top police officer had told that the contact has been established and the encounter in Pampore area is underway. As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot the hiding militants fired upon government forces triggering an encounter.