SRINAGAR: Two militants killed in a gunfight with the counter-insurgent forces at Shitipora Bijbehara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Saturday were affiliated with the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen outfit, an official said.
An official said that both the slain militants were identified as Ishfaq Ah Ganie a resident of Chakwangund in Anantnag and Yawar Ayub Dar a resident of Dogripora Awantipora.
#AnantnagEncounterUpdate: Killed #terrorists identified as Ishfaq Ah Ganie R/O Chakwangund, #Anantnag & Yawar Ayub Dar R/O Dogripora, #Awantipora, affiliated with proscribed #terror outfit HM. The duo were involved in several #terror crimes: IGP Kashmir@JmuKmrPolice https://t.co/ymypajOgQW
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) May 28, 2022
He said that the slain duo were involved in several crimes.