Police claimed to have killed two militants in Khrew area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Sources said that on a credible input about the presence of militants in Sharshali area of Khrew in Awantipora, a cordon and search operation was launched by government forces in the area.
As the searches were going on, the search party was fired upon by the militants. The fire was retaliated leading to a gunfight.
In the ensuing encounter, two militants were killed and the bodies were retrieved from the site of encounter. Both militants have been identified as Adnan Lone & Adil Bhat affiliated with Hizb-ul-Mujahideen.