2 militants killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight

Kristopher Drake
July 31, 2017

After the news of killing of two militants by government forces spread in Pulwama, intense clashes erupted from Tahab village and Pulwama town. PRO Defence Col Rajesh Kalia while confirming the death of two militants in the encounter said the search operation in the area was in progress.

Encounter has come to an end in Tahab area of district Pulwama with the killing of the two militants.

Police officials said the duo was inside a residential house and tried to break the cordon and escape, however, they could not find safe passage.

Indian troops resorted fired at the protesters to disperse the crowd. That one has been rushed to Hospital immediately.

The demonstrators tried to move towards the area where security forces were conducting search operation.

According to the police sources, the two victims were identified as Irfan Sheikh and Abid.

An official said that mobile Internet services were suspended in Pulwama district to prevent the "spreading of rumours".

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