Pulwama: Security forces killed two Hizbul Mujahideen militants during a confrontation in Pulwama, Jammu, and Kashmir.
The incident happened yesterday evening. The clashes erupted after militants opened fire on patrolling troops.
The security forces have identified the two terrorists. The Army has obtained the identity card from the body and the identity card.
The name of a terrorist killed was Irfan Naira. Irfan joined Hizbul Mujahideen in 2016. He is a close associate of the fierce Riaz Naiku. He was also a ‘Category A’ militant.
The second killed terrorist Irfan Rathar has been part of the Hizbul Mujahideen since 2017. They have also carried out attacks on the security forces before.
The second body was found in the morning. The army also received weapons along with the dead body. The military estimates there will be more militants. The search on its basis continues.