Two Terrorists Killed in Encounter in J&K’s Budgam District
File photo of an Army jawan. (Photo: PTI)
File photo of an Army jawan. (Photo: PTI)

Two Terrorists Killed in Encounter in J&K’s Budgam District

A gunfight broke out this evening in Budgam district of central Kashmir after militants opened fire on a patrolling party of the Army. Two militants were gunned down by the security personnel.

A patrolling party of 53 Rashtriya Rifles came under fire from militants at village Hayatpora, 18 ks from here, around 6 pm, triggering a gun battle between the two sides, a police official said.

Reinforcements had been rushed to the village which was cordoned off to flush out the militants, the official added.

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