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Four militants killed in south Kashmir's Arwani gunfight: Police

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Srinagar, Oct 25 : Police on Thursday said that four militants have been killed in a gunfight at Kharpora area of Arwani in south Kashmir's Anantnag district.

A police official said that on a specific information about the presence of some militant, a joint team of army and SOG launched a joint cordon-and-search operation in Kharpora area of Anantnag.

"The gunfight began soon after government forces fired some bullets towards the suspected house," he said.

Four militants have been killed in the gunfight so far, the official said adding that the operation is still going on.

The identity and the group affiliation of the slain militants are being ascertained, he added.

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