Srinagar: Security forces shot dead two unidentified militants during a gun battle which erupted Wednesday evening on Srinagar outskirts, police said.
They said the gunfight broke out at Nowgam area on a specific input generated by police about militants’ presence. “On a specific input generated by Police, an encounter started in Nowgam area of Srinagar,” a police spokesman said.
Police said two militants were killed in the encounter.
The identity and affiliation of slain could not be established immediately.