Srinagar: Two militants were killed in an encounter at Khumriyal area of Lolab in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
The police identified the slain militant as Bilal Ahmad Shah, a resident of Shatmuqam and Zahoor Ahmad.
The police said the duo were affiliated with Hizbul Mujahideen.
“Both the terrorists were involved in several attacks on the security establishments and civilian atrocities in the area. Besides one AK 47 and one INSAS rifle was recovered back from the terrorists which was yesterday snatched from a policeman in Kandhar area of Kupwara,” the police said.
No collateral damage occurred during the encounter.