Srinagar, Aug 2: Two local Hizb ul Mujahideen militants involved in the recent rifle snatching were killed in an encounter at Khumriyal area of Lolab in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday.
IGP Kashmir Swayam Prakash Pani told GNS that two militants have been killed in the operation.
IGP identified both the slain as Zahoor Ahmad and Bilal Ahmad Shah of Shatmuqam village.
IGP said that the bodies of the duo was recovered along with weapons which include AK-47 and Insas rifle apparently looted from Police cop on Tuesday at Kandhar area in the district. (GNS)