Two militants killed in Kashmir gunbattle

January 20, 2016 11:16 am | Updated September 23, 2016 01:51 am IST - Srinagar

Two militants were killed in an overnight gunbattle with security forces in a village in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.

Troops of 53 Rashtriya Rifles and police cordoned off Naina Batapora village last evening following information about presence of the militants in the area, an army official said today.

As the security forces were closing in on the target house, the militants opened fire.

The security forces returned the fire, triggering the gunbattle which left two militants dead.

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