8 terrorists killed, 2 jawans martyred in south Kashmir gunfights
New Delhi : Two jawans have been martyred in south Kashmir gunfights in which eight militants were gunned down, said police.
Two civilians were also reported dead while several others were injured in the clashes. A militant has surrendered before the security forces in Anantnag district.
Anti-militancy operation was launched by the security forces on Saturday evening after receiving an information about existence of large number of militants in the area.
The militants had gathered at the locations to discuss their future attacks, said a police official.
While one militant was killed and another surrendered before the forces at Dialgam in Anantnag district, seven ultras were killed in a gunbattle at Draggad in Shopian district, the official said.
"One terrorist killed in Dialgam Anantnag after efforts of his family, J&K Police failed to surrender, one caught alive. In Draggad Shopian 7 (seven) bodies of terrorists recovered including top commanders," he said on Twitter.