Two militants killed, one surrenders in Shopian gunfight, claims police

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police on Sunday, claimed to have killed two terrorists while a third surrendered in an encounter with the police and armed forces, which started last evening in Barbugh area of Shopian.

Acting on a specific information, Shopian police along with 44 RR launched a cordon and search operation in Barbugh area of Shopian. During searches, militants in the area fired upon the search party, claimed the police.

The two militants gunned down were identified as Altaf Ahmad Rather son of Mohammad Maqbool resident of Awneera Zainapora, Shopian and Tariq Ahmad Bhat son of Mohammad Ibrahim resident of Barbugh, Shopian and Adil Hussain Dar son of Nazir Ahmad Dar resident of Chitripora, Shopian, who surrendered.

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