Jammu, Dec 13: Two militants were killed in a gunfight with security forces at Poshana area in Jammu’s Poonch district on Sunday.
A police spokesman identified slain militants as Sajid and Bilal.
Two AK 47 Rifles, one UBGL, one Thuraya Satphone were recovered from their possession, he added.
The spokesman said that as per reports a joint patrol of the police/security forces launched searches at Poshana area in Poonch district after it received credible inputs about the infiltration of militants in the area.
While the searches in the area were going on, Police made efforts to persuade the hiding militants to surrender but they fired on the search party initiating a gunfight, the spokesman added.
“In the ensuing encounter two militants were killed and one of their aides was apprehended,” he said, adding that the slain militants were affiliated with militant outfit LeT.