Jammu & Kashmir: Two militants killed in ongoing Sirhama gunfight

Report from Kamran Rashid Bhat

Kashmir, Anantnag, Sep 25 : Two militants were killed in an ongoing encounter that raged between security forces and militants in Sirhama village of Bijbehara Sub-division in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district today.

Two militants have been killed while the operation is on in the area.

Sources said that one among the slain militants is top commander who was active since last 3 years.

Earlier that a joint team of Police, Army’s 03 RR and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

He said that as the joint teams of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated which triggered an encounter.