Two militants killed in Shopian Encounter
Two Al Badr militants were killed in a gunfight with the government forces at Reban village in Shopian’s Zainpora on Sunday morning.
A police spokesperson said that based on a credible input about the presence of militants, a cordon and search operation was launched by combined forces in the village.
As the search operation was going on, militants opened fire on the forces and fire was retaliated leading to an encounter , he said.
“Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter and added police has registered a case and initiated investigation in the matter , police spokesman added.
The slain militants were identified as Yawar Wani of Batnoor Pulwama and Nawaz Ahmad of Rebban Shopian — both affiliated with Al Badr militant out.