Tangmarg Encounter both millitants identified as locals


Suhail Khan
Srinagar, May 27 (GNS) : Two militants who died in Tangmarg gunfight have been identified as Mehraj Ahmad Bhat of Andargam, Pattan and Aadil Ahmad of Brath Sopore, a police official said to GNS.
The gunbattle broke out after security forces launched a search operation in Khonchipora village of Tangmarg, 35 kms from here, following information about presence of two militants in the area, he added.
Two militants were killed in encounter who were trapped in a residential house in Khunchipora village and two AK assault rifles were recovered from the scene of the gunbattle which began at 6.30 am a police official said to GNS.