scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Saturday, August 20, 2022

Two militants killed in gunfight in south Kashmir’s Kulgam, operation on

The police said that a joint team of the J-K Police, Indian Army, and CRPF cordoned off Trubji in Kulgam district on Monday after inputs about the presence of militants in the village.

According to police, the militants were killed in the brief exchange of fire between the militants and the joint team of security forces. (Representational)

Two unidentified militants were killed in a brief gunfight with security forces in a village in South Kashmir’s Kulgam Monday afternoon, according to the police.

According to the police, two militants were killed in the brief exchange of fire between the militants and the joint team of security forces. “KulgamEncounterUpdate: 01 more terrorist killed (Total 02). Operation going on. Further details shall follow,” tweeted Jammu and Kashmir Police.

They are yet to identify the militants killed in the gunfight, which is ongoing.

The police said that a joint team of the J-K Police, Indian Army, and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) cordoned off Trubji in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday afternoon after inputs about the presence of militants in the village.

Subscriber Only Stories
UPSC Key-August 19, 2022: Why you should read ‘RBI and Inflation’ or ‘Lor...Premium
‘Bridgerton’ season 2 star Charithra Chandran on why she may ...Premium
Newsmaker | Syed Shahnawaz Hussain, the giant killer and youngest Union C...Premium
Explained: The CBI’s Delhi excise casePremium

They added that as the joint team of forces were zeroing in on the target, the militants opened fire while trying to break the security cordon. The joint team of forces returned the fire which led to a gunfight.

There has been a spurt in gunfights between militants and the security forces in June this year. Police officials say that 120 militants have been killed in the first six months of this year, a substantial rise from the corresponding period in 2021.

First published on: 27-06-2022 at 06:03:07 pm
Next Story

IIT-Madras management students record 100% placement; average salary at Rs 16.66 lakh

Featured Stories

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement