2 militants killed in gunfight in north Kashmir’s Kreeri

2 militants killed in gunfight in north Kashmir’s Kreeri
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Baramulla: Two unknown militants have been killed in a fierce gun-battle with government forces in Kreeri area of this north Kashmir district.

Official sources told Kashmir Reader that two militants were killed an encounter that erupted after army’s 29 RR, special operations group (SOG) of police and CRPF laid a siege around Utoora village of Kreeri here and started search operation.

They said militants hiding in a house opened fire upon the search team in a bid to escape from the cordon.

“The fire was retaliated leading to outbreak of encounter. In the exchange of fire, two militants were killed,” officials sources said.