Khunmoh gunfight: Slain militants identified, both locals

Srinagar

The two militants killed in an overnight gunfight with the government forces in Khunmoh area have been identified as Rasiq Nabi Bhat of Tral and Shabir Ahmad of Aghanzipora.

Damaged house in which militants take shelter in Khunmoh area of Pulwama.
KL Image By Mehraj Bhat

The police spokesman in a statement said that “the encounter which took place yesterday at Khunmoh area, the two militants who were killed  have been identified by the families as Rasiq Nabi Bhat of Tral and Shabir Dar of Awantipora.”

As per police records, they had joined militancy last year in the month of March and August respectively.

“The dead bodies have been handed over to their legal heirs for last rites. Further investigation is going on,” the spokesman added.

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