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Pulwama gunfight: Two SPOs who went missing 24 hours ago among four militants killed

Srinagar: Two Special Police Officers (SPOs) who went missing barely twenty four hours ago were among four militants killed during a gunfight with the armed forces in Panjran Lassipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday morning.

A police official said that a joint team of army, CRPF and SOG men surrounded the Panjra Lassipora village following the inputs about the presence of militants on Thursday evening.

“While the searches were being conducted, the militants hiding in the area fired upon the forces,” said the official, adding that the fire was retaliated, leading to a gunfight.

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