Two guerrillas killed in Kashmir

July 28th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS  

Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Security forces have gunned down two separatist guerrillas during a shootout in north Kashmir, military sources said Monday. Based on specific information, troops of 9 Para regiment Sunday evening launched an operation against terrorists hiding in a house in Surigam forest area of Lolab Tehsil in Kupwara district.

“During the gunfight two terrorists were killed,” a defence statement said. They had not been identified yet.

An AK-47 rifle has been recovered from the shootout site, the officials said.

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