Two militants killed in Poonch

Poonch (J-K), Nov 14 (ANI): Two militants have been killed in the Mendhar area of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, as they were trying to infiltrate into Indian territory.

Senior Army officials said troops of 5 Maratha Light Infantry (MLI) found suspicious movement between Anand and Gain forward defence posts in Sona Gali forest belt of Mankote sub-sector of Poonch district.

During a search operation, they found militants crossing challenged them. The militants opened fire and in the resulting gunbattle, two militants were killed.

The others managed to escape. (ANI)

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