2 militants killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, Nov 18: Two militants were killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.The security forces cordoned off the Rebon village after receiving specific information about holed-up militants."Two militants have been killed in this operation. People have been advised not to venture close to the encounter site as there was a possibility of stray explosive materials," the police said.

In Jammu & Kashmir, two local militants affiliated with terrorist outfit Al-Badr were killed in a specific operation during wee hours today in south Kashmir's Shopian.Security sources said that counter militant operation was launched on the basis of specific input about the presence of militants in the Rebon area of Shopian district early morning.Two local militants affiliated with proscribed terrorist outfit Al- Badr identified as Nawaz Wagay of Zainpora Shopian & Yawar Wani of Litter Pulwama were hiding in a residential house who upon seeing forces fired upon them and during retaliatory action by joint forces both the militants killed in fierce encounter.Arms and ammunition were also recovered from the gunfight site.