Two Jaish militants killed in Kashmir

October 9th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS  

Srinagar, Oct 9 (IANS) Two guerrillas of the Jaish-e-Mohammed militant outfit in a shootout in north Kashmir Thursday, the police said.The gun battle took place at Warpora village in Sopore, around 50 km from here, the police said.

A joint party of the police, 22 Rashtriya Rifles of army and 179 battalion of paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force raided a militant hideout in the north Kashmir village during which “two militants belonging to the Jaish-e-Mohammed were killed”, a police spokesman said.

The identity of the slain militants was being ascertained.

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