J&K: Two terrorists killed in Srinagar encounter; Baramulla-Bannihal rail service suspended

Rail service between Baramulla and Bannihal towns has been suspended as a precautionary measure after intense clashes erupted between a stone-pelting mob and the security forces at the gunfight site.   

J&K: Two terrorists killed in Srinagar encounter; Baramulla-Bannihal rail service suspended

Jammu: Security forces on Friday recovered the bodies of two terrorists who were killed in an encounter in Srinagar's Khanmoh are in Jammu and Kashmir.

A large cache of arms and other incriminating material has also been seized from the slain terrorists.

A case has been registered in this regard and investigations are on.

Two terrorists were killed and three policemen including an SHO injured on Thursday in a gunfight that broke out on the outskirts of the Srinagar city after a BJP leader was attacked.

The gunfight between the security forces and terrorists took place in Balhama area of Khonmoh in outskirts of Srinagar.

Terrorists had attacked BJP leader, Muhammad Anwar Khan, and injured his security guard Bilal Ahmad after which they fled and took shelter in Balhama village.

Security personnel immediately surrounded the village and a gunfight started there. 

Four houses were damaged in the gunfight.

Later, after the firing stopped, searches were conducted to locate the bodies of two slain terrorists

Authorities also announced the suspension of rail service between Baramulla and Bannihal towns on Friday as a precautionary measure after intense clashes erupted between a stone-pelting mob and the security forces at the gunfight site.   

(With Agency inputs)