Srinagar: Two militants Jash-e-Mohammad militants were killed and a civilian injured in a gunfight in Bomai area Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla on Wednesday evening.
Reports said that a joint team of Police and army’s 22RR launched a cordon and search operation in Bomai amid information about the presence of the militants.
As the joint team approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering off the gunfight.
ADGP Vijay Kumar in a tweet said that two militants were killed that they were affiliated with JeM outfit. “Identification is being ascertained,” he said, adding, “01 civilian also received injury during the encounter & he has been shifted to Srinagar hospital where his condition is stated to be stable.” (GNS)