4 militants, 2 army jawans killed in encounter in Kashmir


Srinagar: Two army jawans and four militants were killed in an encounter early Sunday morning in Frisal area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

Acting on a tip-off by police, army cordoned off a village in Kulgam, 60 km from here.

Three other militants, believed to be severely injured during the gunfight, managed to escape. Hunt is on to nab them, officials said.

An encounter broke out this morning in Frisal area after security forces launched the cordon and search operation, a police official said, adding the operation was still on.