2 foreign militants killed in gunfight in north Kashmir

2000-nSrinagar, (IANS) Two foreign militants were killed in a gunfight with the security forces in north Kashmir’s Bandipora on Tuesday, an official said.

Following specific information about militant presence in Bonikhan village, troops of the 13 Rashtriya Rifles and the special operations group (SOG) of the state police launched the operation, the police said.

As the surrounding troops closed in on the hiding militants, they opened fire triggering the encounter.

“The militants were engaged in a sustained gunfight till two of them were killed,” said a senior police officer.

“Both the slain militants were believed to be of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit. However, their exact identities were being established,” he said.

Medaram Jathara

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