Kashmir: According to the information given by the Army official, as many as two militants lost their lives in an encounter with security forces in Rafiabad area of Kashmir’s Baramulla.
The official further added that the two weapons were seized and operations were still on in the area.
Following intelligence inputs about the presence of militants, security forces had launched a cordon and search operation last night.
A police official said the search operation was halted for the night but the forces maintained the cordon to stop the militants from escaping.
The operation was resumed this morning and the gunfight started after the trapped militants opened fire on the forces, he said.