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Two gunmen killed in Kashmir gunfight

05 December, 2017, 02:34 | Author: Kristen Ingram
  • Terrorists attack Army convoy in J&K's Qazigund, gun battle currently underway

"Initially militants ambushed an army convoy near Bounigam village, during which an Indian army trooper was wounded", a police official said.

A gunfight erupted between militants and the security forces on Monday following an attack on an Army patrol on the Jammu-Srinagar highway, police said.

He said another soldier was injured in the firefight.

Meanwhile, Internet has been suspended in the area while the traffic movement remained suspended on the Srinagar-Jammu highway that passes through Qazigund.

"Two to three militants are believed to be inside the building", the police added. "The militants fired on the search party", he said.

The house in which the militants were hiding was razed to ground during the gunfight.

The security forces retaliated ensuing in an encounter, they said.

The house from where the militants were firing was blasted by the security forces and firing has stopped, official sources told UNI. Soon after the attack, army along with additional reinforcement launched a cordon and search operation to nab the assailants. According to reports, three terrorists took cover in a nearby building and soldiers have undertaken an operation to flush them out.

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