Army kills two militants in Jammu and Kashmir

June 2nd, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by admin  

Srinagar, June 2 (IANS) Two militants were killed in a gun battle with soldiers in a village in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir early Monday, an official said. A defence spokesperson here said soldiers troops of the 32 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) surrounded Watergam village, about 65 km from here, following a tip off.

“While the soldiers were searching the village, the hiding militants opened fire at the troops. The soldiers returned fire and two militants were killed,” the spokesperson said.

“The operation is still in progress,” he added.

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