Two militants, including top Jaish commander killed in Anantnag gunfight, says Police

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday said two militants, including a Jaish commander, were killed in a gunfight with the armed forces in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district.

A police official said a cordon & search operation was launched jointly by police and forces in Katoo Bijbehara area of Anantnag following a “credible” input.

During the search operation, the hiding militants fired on the search party, he said, adding that the fire was retaliated, leading to a gunfight.

“In the ensuing encounter, two militants were killed and the bodies were retrieved from the site of encounter. Incriminating material including arms & ammunition was recovered from the site of the encounter,” he said.

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