Kokernag gunfight: Two militants killed, says police

Srinagar: Two militants were killed in a gunfight which erupted in the forest area of Anantnag district in south Kashmir on Tuesday.

A senior police officer told news agency GNS that two militants were killed in the gunfight. He said that bodies of the slain were recovered along with as many weapons from the site of the gunfight.

The gunfight broke out after the army’s 19 RR, CRPF and SOG cordoned off the forest area situated between the two villages of Kharpora and Kashwan in Kokernag.

The officer said that the cordon-and-search operation was launched in the forest area following specific information about the presence of the militants.

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