Two unidentified militants were slain in an encounter at the Rangreth area of Srinagar outskirts, police said Monday.
A police official said that acting on a lead, armed forces zeroed on a suspected spot in the Rangreth area and asked the hiding militants to surrender, however, they fired the forces, and in the ensuing encounter, two unidentified militants were killed.
“Their identity and affiliation are being ascertained,” the official said.
Earlier, police tweeted” #Encounter has started at Rangret area of #Srinagar. And in the following tweet said that two militants have been killed.
In two pictures circulating on social media bodies of the two slain can be seen on a road drenched in a pool of blood.