Two militants killed in Kashmir gunfight (Lead)May 25th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 25 (IANS) Two guerrillas were killed in a seven-hour gun battle
between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district Wednesday, police said.
A group of militants had taken shelter inside a two-storeyed house in Laribal village, 76 km from here, a police officer said.
“The house was surrounded by troops of 21 Rashtriya Rifles and local police. The militants were asked to surrender, but they started indiscriminate firing at the troops, triggering a gunfight.
“The house which the militants were using as a fortified bunker has been destroyed in the gunfight,” the officer said.
“Bodies of two militants have been recovered. The identity of the militants is being established,” the officer said.
- Gunfight between guerrillas, security forces in Kashmir - May 25, 2011
- Five LeT men, soldier killed in Kashmir gunfight (Third Lead) - Jul 15, 2011
- Two militants killed in Kashmir - May 11, 2010
- 10-hour Kashmir gunfight ends, five guerrillas killed (Lead) - Apr 05, 2012
- Five LeT guerrillas killed in Kashmir gunfights - Mar 28, 2012
- Two guerrillas killed in Kashmir - May 05, 2012
- Gunfight between security forces, guerrillas in Kashmir - Aug 29, 2012
- Two LeT guerrillas killed in Kashmir gunfight - Jun 16, 2011
- Army captain injured in Kashmir gunfight - Dec 07, 2010
- Gunfight between security forces, guerrillas in Kashmir (Lead) - Aug 29, 2012
- Gunfight outside Srinagar ends, two militants killed (Third Lead) - Oct 21, 2010
- Six foreign guerrillas killed in Kashmir - May 31, 2010
- Gunfight in north Kashmir - Jun 30, 2012
- Gunfight in Kashmir - Sep 01, 2012
- Two guerrillas killed, army major injured in Kashmir (Lead) - Jul 09, 2011
Tags: , , , , , , , ,