Awantipora military Op: Second militant killed, says police

Armed forces near military Op in Awantipora on Feb 28, 2023. [FPK Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Awantipora: Another militant has been killed in an ongoing military operation at Padgampora area of Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday.

According to police officials, two militants have been killed so far in the ongoing operation. Earlier, an army personnel was killed and another was injured.

“Awantipora Encounter Update: 01 more militant killed (Total 02). Incriminating materials including arms & ammunition recovered. Search going on. Further details shall follow,” Kasmir Zone Police tweeted.

Meanwhile, ADGP Kashmir in a tweet said, “Killed militant identified as Aqib Mustaq Bhat of Pulwama (A category). He initially worked for HM militant outfit, nowadays he had been working with TRF. Killer of late Sanjay Sharma neutralised.”

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