Awantipora gunfight: Two militants and associate killed

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Srinagar: Two militants and a militant associate were killed in a gunfight that broke between goverment forces and militants in Goripora Area of Awantipora in Pulwama, south Kashmir, on Saturday morning.

Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar (IPS) told that two militants and a militant associate were killed in a gunfight.

However identity of the killed militants is yet to be ascertained, the IGP said.

Earlier reports reaching here said that a joint team of Police and army’s 50 RR launched cordon and search operation in Goripora. As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering an encounter. (GNS)

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