Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces kill two militants in Baramulla

The security forces from the J&K police's Special Operations Group and the 22 RR launched an operation in Amargarh area of Baramulla district this morning following an information about the presence of militants in the area.

Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces kill two militants in Baramulla

Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in north Kashmir's Baramulla district while two police personnel got injured in the operation.

The slain militants have been identified as Parvaiz Ahmad, a district commander of Hizbul Mujahideen, and Umar Ghazi, India Today reported.

According to police officials, the security forces from the J&K police's Special Operations Group and the 22 RR launched an operation in Amargarh area of Baramulla district this morning following an information about the presence of militants in the area.

A Sub Inspector of police was injured while another officer was hurt during the operation, the official said.

The official added that an AK rifle and a pistol were among the weapons and other stores recovered from the scene of the gunbattle.