Two Militants, Army Officer Killed In Encounter
24 June 2006
Srinagar: Two militants and an army officer were killed and a jawan injured in an encounter between ultras and security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir today, official sources said. The gunbattle broke out at Mirbagh area of the district, 32 kms from here, when militants hiding there opened fire on the security forces who cordoned off the area this morning, the sources said. Two militants and Captain S P Singh were killed and a jawan injured in the firing, they said adding that two rifles and some ammunition were recovered from the slain militants.