Two militants killed in Khrew gunfight

Srinagar : Two Hizb ul Mujahideen militants were killed in an encounter which broke out between security forces and militants on Thursday morning at Sharshali area of Khrew in south Kashmir’s Awantipora town in Pulwama district on Thursday.

Reports said that during the encounter two militants were killed.

The gunfight began after a joint team of army, CRPF and SOG cordoned off Sharshali area after getting specific information about the presence of some militants in the area.

As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot the hiding militants fired upon security forces triggering an encounter.

“02 #Terrorists killed. #Arms & #ammunition recovered. No collateral damage took place during the encounter,” Police wrote on Twitter.

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