2 Militants Killed, 5 Security Personnel Martyred

Two militants and five security personnel, besides a civilian were killed in continuous encounters for the three days in the Kashmir valley, between terrorists and security personnel.

Security persons gunned down two militants in Handwara in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district, today, after an intense   broke out on Friday.

The gun-fight between security forces and militants in Handwara entered the third day, after a joint security team was fired upon during a search and cordon operation on late Thursday night.

Five security personnel, including three CRPF soldiers and two Jammu and Kashmir police personnel have been martyred in the encounter so far. A civilian has also been killed in the crossfire. The bodies of militants have been spotted in the debris of a house.

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