Srinagar, Jan 3: Two militants were killed and three soldiers injured on Thursday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Police sources said the two militants belonging to the Hizbul Mujahideen were killed in the ongoing fighting in Gulshanpora village of Tral tehsil.
“The operation is still on,” an officer said.
Earlier, three soldiers were injured in the area when militants opened fire when the troops were laying a cordon.
“So far we have not recovered any militant’s body,” the officer said.
Security forces started a cordon and search operation in Gulshanpora village after receiving information about the presence of militants.
“As the cordon around the militants was tightened, they fired at the surrounding security forces, triggering an encounter,” the officer said.