Encounter between security forces and terrorists in Kulgam, 2 killed
Two militants were killed in an encounter in Chingam, Kulgam. A search operation is going on in the area and internet services have been suspended.
Srinagar: Two terrorists were killed in an encounter today with security forces during a siege and search operation in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.
A police spokesman said that a special operations team of National Rifle (NR), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Jammu and Kashmir Police started a siege and search operation in Chingam of Kulgam in the early hours of today after receiving a tip-off about the presence of the terrorists.
He said that the terrorists hiding there started firing when the security forces were locking all the exit routes and searching every house. Later, the security forces also retaliated and the encounter started in which two terrorists were killed.
As a precaution, mobile Internet services have been shut down in Kulgam district and additional security forces have been deployed.