Gunfight in Kashmir’s Shopian :Two Militants Killed

Sayar Ahmad Bhat and Shakir Ahmad Wagay

Two militants were killed on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district in a gunfight between the security forces and holed up militants.

The two militants have been identified as Sayar Ahmad Bhat and Shakir Ahmad Wagay of Awneera. They were associated with Ansar Gazwatul Hind (AGH) militant outfit.

The encounter began late on Monday evening.

The search operation is going on.

It may be mentioned here that both militants were wanted in various cases.

Police forces said,“Security forces started a cordon and search operation in Awneera village of Shopian district yesterday evening following information about some militants hiding there.”

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