4 killed in Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar: Two soldiers and two militants were killed on Sunday during a gunfight in south Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said.

The two Rashtriya Rifies (RR) troopers succumbed to injuries. Security forces surrounded Fraesal village following a tip-off about the militants hiding in a house.

"When the militants were challenged, they fired at the forces which triggered the gunfight," the police said. A search operation continued for more holed-up militants.

IANS