Srinagar, July 25: Two militants were killed in an ongoing encounter at Ranbirgarh( Panzinara near Lawaypora) area in Srinagar outskirts of Saturday.
Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar told GNS that one more militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter taking the number of killed militants to two. The identity of the militants is yet to be ascertained.
In intial exchange of firing one army soldier was also injured (Bullet in leg). The injured solidier has been shifted to 92 Base hospital for further treatment.
Pertinently, 138 militants has been killed so far this year in the Valley.
Earlier, a joint team of Police and army’s 29RR launched a cordon and search operation in Ranbirgarh on a specific information. As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering off an gunfight. GNS