Srinagar: Two militants were killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.

One militant identified as Shabir Ahmad Dar from Samboora village was killed in the gunfight that took place at Babgund village earlier in the day.

The other victim, Showkat Ahmad from Muran village, was critically injured in the gunbattle but managed to escape the security cordon.

He was later admitted by unidentified persons in Srinagar's S.M.H.S hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

As a precautionary measure authorities have imposed curfew in Pulwama town.

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