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2 militants,2 policemen killed in J-K encounter

Two militants,believed to be those who escaped from the army offensive at Poonch recently,were killed in an encounter at Rajouri belt by Jammu and Kashmir police who lost two of its men in the gun-battle which is on.

Written by Agencies | Jammu | Published: January 13, 2009 7:09:10 pm

Two militants,believed to be those who escaped from the army offensive at Poonch recently,were killed in an encounter at Rajouri belt by Jammu and Kashmir police who lost two of its men in the gun-battle which is on.

On information that five militants were hiding in Tringa Gala area of Dharamshal belt in Rajouri,a police team launched a cordon and search operation,Noushera Superintendent of Police R K Bhat said.

The police teams intercepted the groups that triggered a gun battle for a few hours,the sources said,adding two militants believed to be of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) were killed while search was on for the others.

A constable and Special Police Officer (SPO) were also killed in the encounter,they said,adding Army had also now been pressed into service for combing the area.

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