Militants slain at Pulwama encounter identified as Locals : DGP


Srinagar, Two militants were killed in an encounter in Banduna village of Awantipora area of Pulwama encounter on Friday.

Reports said that two militants were killed during exchange of fire. Two dead bodies along with ammunition were recovered from the spot and have been identified as Two Local LeT Irfan Amin Digo of Naina Pulwama & Tasaduq Ahmad Shah of fristabal Pampore district Pulwama.

Earlier a joint team of forces including 55 RR, CRPF and SoG launched search operation in the area after receiving specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area.

As forces zeroed in towards suspected spot hiding militants fired upon forces triggering an encounter, official said.