Two unidentified militants were killed in a gunfight that broke out between militants and government forces in Watrina village of north kashmir’s Bandipora district on Sunday.
A senior police officer, who was part of the operation told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that the government forces including Army’s 14RR launched a cordon and search operation in the Watrina area this morning, following inputs about the presence of militants there.
He said the search operation turned into a gunfight after militants opened fire at a search party of the forces, who retaliated. In the exchange of firing, two unidentified militants were killed, he said.
JK police in a tweet said: “BandiporaEncounterUpdate: 02 unidentified # militants killed. Search going on. #Incriminating materials including #arms & ammunition recovered. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice”—(KNO)