Khrew Gunfight: Two Hizb militants killed, search operation on


Srinagar: Two militants of outfit Hizbul- Mujahideen were killed in an encounter in Khrew area of Pampore in Awantipora of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday.

Official sources told GNS that two militants were killed, however their identity couldn’t be established yet.

As per the sources both slain militants were associated with Hizb.

Earlier, reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Khrew.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.(GNS)