Tral, March 05 : Two militants have been killed in an encounter in Reshie Mohandas of Tral area of South kashmir’s Pulwama.
An official confirmed that two militants have been killed and search is on in the area.
The identification of militants is being ascertained, he said however sources identified the militants as Irfan Ahmad Rather@Abu Talib son of Gh Hasaan Rather of Shareef abad Tral and Adfar Fayaz @Abu zarar Son Fayaz Ahmad Parrey R/o Gulshanpora Tral.
Meanwhile a civilian namely Farooq Ahmad (45) recieved bullet in thigh his thigh during cross fire
He has been rushed to Srinagar for treatment.
Earlier after nine hours of searching forces managed to establish contact with hiding militant and the house in which militants were hiding has been blasted resulted in killing of two militants.
Earlier on monday evening after receiving specific inputs about the presence of militants, forces including 42 RR, 180 Bn CRPF and SOG of Jammu and kashmir Police launched search operation in the area.
After searching for morethan 9 hours and intensifying the search, towards the suspected house the hiding militants opened fire which was retialated triggered encounter.(KNO)