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Kashmir2 militants killed in gunfight in Ganderbal

2 militants killed in gunfight in Ganderbal


2 militants killed in gunfight in Ganderbal

Srinagar, January 24


Two unidentified militants were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Srinagar outskirts on Tuesday.


The gunfight broke out at Hadoora in Ganderbal district, some 20 kms from Srinagar, when forces launched a search operation in the area after an input about militant presence.


“As the forces began searches, the hiding militants opened fire triggering a gunfight.  In the operation two militants were killed,” a police officer said.

Two AK rifles were recovered from the gunfight site. The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants could not be established immediately. However, sources said the two were foreign militants.


The forces have stepped up anti-militancy operations across , and nine militants have been killed in January.

The Northlines is an independent source on the Web for news, facts and figures relating to Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh and its neighbourhood.


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