Two Al-Badr militants killed in Pulwama Gunfight: IGP Kashmir

Says duo was involved in series of attacks on non-local labourers recently

Pulwama: Two Local militants belonging to oufit Al-Badr were killed in an overnight gunfight in Mitrigam area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thrusday.

Inspect General of Police Vijay Kumar told GNS that both the killed militants have been identified as Aijaz Hafiz and Shahid Ayub, 02 AK 47 rifles have been also recovered.

The slain duo belonged to Al Badre outfit and were involved in series of attacks on outside labourers in Pulwama in the month of March-April 2022, the top cop added.

Earlier on Wednesday evening a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in the area.

As the joint team of forces zeroed towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired on the joint team, which was retaliated triggering off a gunfight.(GNS)