2 militants, 2 security men killed during gunfight in Kashmir


Srinagar: Two militants and as many security personnel were killed in an ongoing encounter in the Tral region in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

Of the two security men, one was an army jawan while the other was a Special Police Office (SPO). They were injured during the encounter. However, they succumbed to injuries while being shifted to hospital.

Official sources said the encounter took place after police received a specific input about the presence of militants in the Zand village of Tral. The area was cordoned off and the search operation was launched.

Reports said this was the second major encounter in Kashmir in the past two days. Three militants were killed in Shopian on Monday.

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