Pampore encounter ends: after 60 hours, two Militants killed

Srinagar: Police today claimed to have recovered two bodies from the encounter site in J&K EDI at Pampore.

The “encounter” started on Monday morning around 6 AM when suspected militants reportedly took refuge inside the building of the EDI.

Police sources said that we have recovered two bodies. Search operation is on and the identity of the bodies is being ascertained.”

It is second such gun battle inside the premises of the EDI in last eight months.

The sprawling seven-storey-seventy-room hostel building of the EDI has been completely destroyed after forces used mortar shells, rockets and grenades to evacuate the militants.

A militant was killed yesterday, while another was killed today in the encounter, sources said, adding that a soldier and state policeman were injured in the encounter. (PTK)

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