Two jawans, five militants killed in J&K encounter

Two jawans, five militants killed in J&K encounter

Two jawans, five militants killed in J&K encounter

Five militants and two army jawans were killed in a fierce gunbattle in Baramulla district of North Kashmir on Friday.

The encounter broke out in Rafiabad village, 65 kms from here, in the wee hours when militants hiding in a cluster of houses opened fire on an Army search party, Defence Spokesman Lt Col J S Brar said.

He said five militants and two army jawans were killed in the gunbattle which was still going on when last reports came in.