Srinagar: Two militants were shot dead by the government forces during a gunfight in Khonmoh area located on the outskirts of Srinagar on Saturday.

Quoting a senior police officer, news agency GNS reported that two militants were killed in the gunfight that broke out today morning after the forces launched a search operation in the area.

The report said that identity of the slain militants was being established. “We are sanitizing the area so it will take some time,” the reported quoted the officer as having said.

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Two AK-47 rifles and a lot of ammunition was recovered from their possession, he said, adding that they were planning to sabotage R-Day functions.

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