Four militants, 2 Army jawans killed in J&K encounter

Four militants and two Army jawans were killed in a gunbattle in Baramulla district.

Updated: May 07, 2010, 09:53 AM IST

Srinagar: Four militants and two Army jawans were killed in a gunbattle between the two sides in Baramulla district of North Kashmir Friday morning.

Acting on a tip off, Army cordoned Rafiabad village, 65 km from here, in the wee hours, Defence Spokesman Lt Col JS Brar said.

He said as the search party reached the house where the militants were hiding, the ultras opened fire and in the ensuing gunbattle four militants and two jawans were killed.
The gunbattle was going on when last reports came in.

PTI