Indian security forces killed two suspected militants in Srigufwara area of Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir early on Monday, the Kashmir Zone Police said. The deceased have not yet been identified.
“One more unidentified terrorist killed (Total two),” the police tweeted. “Search [is] going on.” The police added that two AK-47 recovered were recovered from the site of the gunfight.
Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in Srigufwara following information about the presence of two militants in the area, an unidentified police official told The Indian Express.
On Sunday, four suspected associates of militants were arrested in Chandargeer and Sadhunara areas of Bandipora, the police said.
“Two grenades, AK magazine, 25 AK rounds and other incriminating materials have been recovered from arrested terrorists,” the Kashmir Police Zone had tweeted. A case was registered under relevant sections, they added.