Srinagar: Two militants have been killed after a brief gunfight in Sharshali area of Khrew, Awantipora at pre-dawn hours today.
The firing started after government forces had a “credible input” about their presence in the area.
As per police, the search party was fired upon by the hiding militants, and it was retaliated leading to a gunfight.
According to sources, two local militants from South Kashmir have been killed in this operation. Their bodies have been retrieved from the site while as identity is being verified.
J-K Police have registered a case and initiated the investigation in the matter.