Kashmir: Security forces engage in gunfight with terrorists trapped in Awneera village

Pakistan violated the ceasefire along the LoC on Saturday

Two-three terrorists are suspected to trapped.

Two policemen suatained bullet wounds soon after forces launched a cordon-and-search operation at Hajin area of north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Sunday morning.

Earlier in the day, two Indian Army soldiers were killed in the fierce gunbattle. The Army also confirmed that they had recovered a huge quantity of arms and ammunition and also ration, medicines with Pakistani markings.

Both the injured have been hospitalised, he said. However, there is no confirmation about the number of militants killed in the operation.

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The sources said the cordon-and-search operation was launched following inputs about the presence of militants including Zakir Rashid Bhat alias Zakir Musa, the head of "Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind", the Al-Qaida's India cell.

Reports said that the youth clashed with the security forces in Awneera to break the cordon around the village on Saturday.

A police official said a body was lying at the encounter site.

"As security personnel tried to zero in on the houses damaged in the gunfight, militants opened fire again", said a policeman.

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