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Police version on Kashmir's Kulgam encounter : Two militants killed, one surrenders

Police version on Kashmir's Kulgam encounter : Two militants killed, one surrenders

Indian army launched a search operation today in Khudwani, area of Kulgam district. Militants soon fired at the patrolling officials, to which they fired back, and soon neutralized two of the active terrorists, while a third surrendered, and has been arrested.

Two Hizbul militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, media reports said on Tuesday.

This comes as the fourth time in the past one week that terrorists entered and attacked security cordons in J&K.

An AK-47 and an Insas rifle were recovered from the site, he said. "The fire was retaliated by the forces, leading to a gunfight", he said.

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"The slain terrorists were involved in the killing of the sarpanch of Hawoora village and snatching weapons from guard post Samnoo".

The slain insurgents are identified as Sair Wani and Dawood Illahi both were affiliated with HM.

On Sunday, two local militants, also believed to be members of the Hizbul Mujahideen, were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Shopian district.

Indian troops on Monday killed two more Kashmiri youth in Srinagar, the capital of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir valley.


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