2 militants killed, 3 security men injured in Srinagar encounter

Aasif Suhaf, Jammu and Kashmir, Dec8: In Jammu & Kashmir, two unidentified militants were killed in an ongoing counter militant operation in Mujgund area of Srinagar outskirts on Srinagar Bandipora road launched in the evening.

Three forces' personnel were also wounded in the gunfight who have been shifted to military hospital.The gunfight broke out today evening after the joint team of security forces launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in Mujgund area after inputs about the presence of militants.

Security sources said that bodies of slain militants are yet to be retrieved. They said there was input about presence of two to three militants in the area.Local reports said that a house where militants were hiding was damaged during the operation. A couple of other residential houses were reported to have been damaged during the counter militant operation.

Meanwhile, reports of intense clashes were received near the gunfight site after locals staged protests to disrupt the anti-militant operation. Youths resorted to stone pelting in the area.

News 24 Bureau