Kashmir: Two militants killed in gunfight

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As per the recent reports, two militants were killed and an army jawan was reportedly injured in an encounter near  Shopian district.

The incident took place in Batmuran village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district.

Inspector general of police said in a statement, “Bodies of two terrorists recovered but the third one is still alive and is present in a house, he started firing again a few minutes back”.

It was reported that the gunfight started on Monday evening in Batmuran village of Shopian district when the troops of Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and the Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police allegedly surrounded the house.

Police said, “One army personnel received injuries and one more militant could be still trapped inside”.

Officials said that three militants were reportedly hiding in the house.

However,  the operation is still on in the area.

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