Indian forces killed at least two militants in Jammu and Kashmir, local media reported Tuesday.

According to Press Trust of India (PTI), a gun fight between militants and Indian armed forces broke out in southern Pulwama district on Monday night.

“The encounter broke out after militants fired on security personnel posted at a vehicle checkpoint,” the report said.

The Indian forces have launched massive operations to nab militant presence in the area.

In a related development, several people were injured in a grenade blast in the state capital Srinagar.

PTI reported that a grenade was lobbed near Kashmir University

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