2 militants killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar: Two militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said.

Upon receiving a tip-off about the holed-up militants, the security forces cordoned off the Galoora village.

“As the cordon was tightened, the militants fired at the security forces triggering the ongoing gunfight,” police sources said.

The slain militants were identified as Furqan, resident of Langate and Liyaqat from Sopore.

“Arms and ammunition were also recovered from the victims,” the police added.