Srinagar : Two militants and an army soldier were killed and two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel wounded in a gunfight in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Tuesday.
A police official said that two militants were killed in the gunfight. “The bodies are yet to be recovered,” he saiid, adding that the slain are believed to be affiliated with Lashkar-e-Toiba militant outfit. He said the operation is going on.
The gunfight broke out in the wee hours after army’s Rashtriya Rifles, special operations group of Jammu and Kashmir police and paramilitary CRPF launched a joint cordon-and-search operation in Redwani Bala village of Kulgam following inputs about the presence of militants in the area.
Meanwhile, the two CRPF men who were injured have been rushed to a local hospital for treatment.