Militants killed in Budgam had escaped from recent military Op: ADGP

Armed forces personnel stationed near military operation site in Budgam district of central Kashmir. [FPK Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Budgam: Two militants killed in a retaliatory fire after armed forces tried to stop a vehicle during area domination in central Kashmir’s Budgam district had escaped from a recent military operation in the area, police said here.

Quoting additional director general, Kashmir zone police on its official Twitter handle, informed that both militants belonged to LeT militant outfit.

“Both the killed terrorists are identified as Arbaaz Mir and Shahid Sheikh of Pulwama linked with the proscribed terror outfit LeT. Both the terrorists earlier escaped from recent encounter: ADGP Kashmir,” police Tweeted.

Earlier police said on specific input, joint area domination party of Army & Police tried to stop one suspected vehicle, militants fired upon and in retaliation two militants were killed.

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