September 2006 News

2 militants killed in Kashmir

23 September 2006
The Daily Times

Srinagar: Two suspected Islamic militants were killed and two paramilitary soldiers were wounded on Saturday in separate incidents in Indian held Kashmir, said police. The two rebels were killed in a gunbattle with soldiers in Chati Bandi, a village north of Srinagar, said Superintendent of Police Viplav Kumar. Soldiers cordoned off a house in Chanti Bandi after receiving information that some militants were hiding there. He said that as the soldiers closed in on the house, the militants began firing and the soldiers retaliated. At least two rebels were killed, but there were no casualties among the soldiers, he added.


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