Srinagar: Two militants have been killed in an ongoing gunfight in the Ranbirgarh area in outskirts of Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district on Saturday.
Inspector-General of police Kashmir Vijay Kumar told a local news agency Global News Service that two militants have been killed in an ongoing gunfight, however, the identity of the militants is yet to be ascertained.
In the initial exchange of firing one army soldier was also injured (Bullet in leg). The injured soldier has been shifted to 92 Base hospital for further treatment.
Pertinently, 138 militants have been killed so far this year in the Valley.
Earlier, a joint team of Police and army’s 29RR launched a cordon and search operation in Ranbirgarh on a specific information. As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering off an gunfight.(GNS)