SRINAGAR — Two militants of Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) were killed in an overnight gunfight in Gundipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday, police said.

“01 more militant killed (Total 2). 02 AK rifles recovered. Search going on. Further details shall follow,” police said in a tweet.

The gunfight had started on the evening of Sunday and was suspended for the night due to darkness. “The gunfight resumed this morning,” a police official told GNS.

Soon after the encounter between militants and the joint team of police and Army started, IGP Kashmir had said that two local militants of JeM are trapped, including one of them allegedly involved in the killing of policeman Reyaz Ahmad.

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“JeM militant Abid Shah had killed our unarmed colleague on 13/5/22,” the IGP said in the tweet.

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