They had been concerned in lots of circumstances together with looting of ₹60 lakh from a group of J&Okay Bank
Two native Al-Badr militants had been killed in a pre-dawn operation in south Kashmir’s Shopian on Tuesday.
“On a specific input regarding the presence of terrorists in Kutpora area of Shopian, a joint cordon and search operation was launched. They were given the opportunity to surrender. However, they fired indiscriminately upon the joint search party leading to an encounter,” a police spokesman mentioned.
The slain terrorists had been recognized as Irfan Ahmad Thoker from Kutpora, Shopian, and Umer Ahmad Lone from Naidgam Lone Mohallah. “Both were affiliated with the Al-Badr outfit. They were involved in many terror crime cases, including the looting of ₹60 lakh from a team of the J&K Bank,” the police mentioned.
The police mentioned incriminating supplies, together with arms and ammunition, had been recovered from the positioning of encounter. “All the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation and to probe their complicity in other terror crimes,” the police mentioned.
The our bodies shall be despatched to Baramulla for burial and final rites. “The nearest family members shall be allowed to participate in the last rites,” the police mentioned. Internet service was snapped in Shopian “as a precautionary measure”.