*2022: 13 militants killed in 7 encounters in the first 9 days of January*
SRINAGAR – Two militants affliated with Al-Badr were killed in a gunfight in Hussainpora area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday.
A senior police while confirming said that two local militants of Al-Badr were killed in an encounter.
Meanwhile official sources said that 13 militants were killed in seven encounters which took place in first 9 days of January this year.
Earlier on evening of Sunday, a joint team of Police, army’s 1RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on the input generated by JK Police in the area.
As the joint team of forces intensified searches towards the target spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces triggering off a gunfight.