2 LeT militants killed in Awantipora gunfight

Srinagar, Oct 8: Two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants
have been killed and a civilian injured in an come across with safety forces in
south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday, police mentioned.

They mentioned that safety forces had introduced a seek
operation overdue Monday evening close to Kawni house of Awantipora after being tipped
off in regards to the presence of militants.

“All over the hunt operation, the hiding militant fired on
the hunt birthday celebration. The fireplace used to be retaliated resulting in an come across. Within the
resulting come across, one militant used to be killed and the frame used to be retrieved from the
website of come across,” a police spokesperson mentioned.

The slain militant used to be recognized as Ufaid Lone, an area.

Later, the spokesperson mentioned that yet one more militant used to be
killed within the come across.

“Some other militant killed within the come across has been
recognized as Abbas Ahmad Bhat, resident of Awantipora. The slain militant used to be
affiliated with militant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba,” the spokesperson mentioned.

A police legit of Awantipora mentioned that the come across took
position in an orchard the place one of the vital militants used to be killed in wee hours and
every other within the night time.

 “When the home used to be
zeroed in the place militants have been hiding, they resorted to heavy firing at the
safety forces triggering off a fierce come across,” he mentioned. “Within the resulting
come across, a militant used to be killed within the preliminary attack.”

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He mentioned that the hunt operation used to be on within the house to
ensure that presence of no different militant within the house or the home.

Pertinently, Kashmir witnessed 3 main encounters up to now
after the Article 370 used to be revoked on August five and of the 3 gunfights, two
happened in Baramulla district whilst 3rd one used to be witnessed in Central
Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. Tuesday’s gunfight in Pulwama used to be the primary after
August five in South Kashmir.

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