J-K: 2 militants killed in Badgam gunfight

Jammu and Kashmir encounter

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Security forces on Wednesday gunned down two militants in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Badgam district, police said.

According to the reports, three soldiers were left injured in the encounter.

Security forces had started a cordon and search operation in Kuthpora village in Badgam after receiving specific information about militant presence.


As the search party was closing on the hiding militants they fired triggering an encounter. The identity of the slain militants were yet to be ascertained, a police officer said.

Authorities have suspended mobile Internet services in Badgam and Pulwama districts as precautionary measures.

(With agency inputs)