Pulwama gunfight: Slain militants identified as locals

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Two militants killed in early morning gunfight in Tikken area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district  have been identified and are said to be locals, reports said.

The slain duo were killed after a gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in the area on Saturday morning.


As per sources the killed militants have been identified as Liyaqat of Bellow Pulwama and Wajid of Babhar Pulwama.

Early Saturday morning   two militants were killed in a brief encounter after a joint team of army’s 55RR, 180/183 BN CRPF and SOG cordoned off Tikken area after getting specific information about presence of some militants in the area. (With inputs from GNS)