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Two terrorists gunned down in J&K’s Awantipora

6/04/2022 at 9:03 AM

Jammu, April 6: The security forces have neutralised two terrorists in the Tral area of Awantipora in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district this morning, said police.

The slain militants have been identified as Safat Muzzaffar Sofi alias Muavia, affiliated with terror outfit Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind and Umer Teli alias Talha, associated with Lashkar-e-Taiba.

Acting on special intelligence inputs regarding the presence of militants in the Tral area, the security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation.

As the security forces zeroed in on the spot, the hiding militants started firing on them which was retaliated back triggering an encounter in which the terrorists were gunned down.

The militants, before shifting to the Tral area, were involved in several terror crimes in Srinagar city including the recent killing of Sarpanch Sameer Ahmad in Khanmoh, Srinagar, informed Kashmir IGP Vijay Kumar.

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