J&K

Awantipora Gunfight: 2 Militants Killed In Encounter, Arms Recovered

Jammu and Kashmir police on Tuesday confirmed death of 2 militants in Awantipora encounter who shot dead woman and govt employee. According to police, two AK-47 rifles have also been recovered.

The encounter broke out between security forces and militants in the Rajpora area of Awantipora in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.

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The deceased militants have been identified as Shahid Rather of Tral and Umar Yousuf of Shopian, police said.

The Kashmir Zone Police on Monday tweeted, “#AwantiporaEncounterUpdate: 02 #terrorists killed. #Incriminating materials including 02 AK 47 rifles recovered. Search going on. Further details shall follow.”

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