2 Militants Killed In Encounter In Srinagar’s Nowgam: Police

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Srinagar- Two militants were killed in an encounter with government forces in Nowgam area of Srinagar district on Wednesday, police said.

Government forces launched a cordon and search operation based on specific input in  Nowgam area on the outskirts of Srinagar, a police official said.

He said the militants opened firing on the government forces who retaliated, triggering the encounter.

Two militants were killed during the encounter, he said.

In a tweet, Additional Director General of Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said, “Killed #terrorists were affiliated with #terror outfit AGuH & identified as Aijaz Rasool Nazar of Pulwama & Shahid Ahmad @ Abu Hamza. They were involved in recent #terror attack on an outside labourer namely Muneer ul Islam from West Bengal on 2/9/22 in Pulwama.”

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