Two militants killed in Pulwama gunfight: Police

The gunfight erupted after the militants escaped into the nursery following a brief exchange of gunfire with troops of Rashtriya Rifles and SOG at Wandakhpora village.

Zahid Maqbool
Pulwama, Publish Date: Mar 9 2016 6:40PM | Updated Date: Mar 9 2016 6:40PM
Two militants killed in Pulwama gunfight: PoliceThe bodies of two suspected militants killed in Pulwama gunfight. GK Photo

Two militants died in a gunfight with government forces on Wednesday at a plant nursery in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, police said.

The gunfight erupted after the militants escaped into the nursery following a brief exchange of gunfire with troops of Rashtriya Rifles and SOG at Wandakhpora village.

Superintendent of Police (SP) Awantipora, Shridhar Patil said that they have recovered two bodies from the encounter site.

More details awaited.